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Should Egyptian

What the U.S. should do consistently is to support the liberty of the Egyptian people.

- Ahmed Zewail

Means Which

'Liberal' is a great word - from the root, 'liberty,' which means free.

- Alan Colmes

Absurd Draw

I draw from the Absurd three consequences: my revolt, my liberty, my passion.

- Albert Camus

Sovereignty Over

The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.

- Albert Pike

Found Neither

Real liberty is neither found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.

- Alexander Hamilton

Established Nor

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Notions Common

The common Notions of Liberty are not from School Divines, but from Nature.

- Algernon Sidney

Corrupted Cannot

Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.

- Algernon Sidney

Future Own

The Malagasy people must have the liberty to choose their own future.

- Andry Rajoelina

Unity Necessary

In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.

- Anne Baxter

Most Means

Liberty means responsibility. That's why most men dread it.

- Antonio de Mendoza

Service Highest

The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service.

- Arthur Hugh Clough

Earned Descend

Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Law Permits

Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.

- Charles de Montesquieu

Doing Laws

Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit.

- Charles de Secondat

Constitution Say

We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property and our liberty and our property under the Constitution.

- Charles Evans Hughes

Legacy Defend

Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize.

- Christine O'Donnell

Me Give

Give me liberty or a bran muffin!

- Colin Mochrie

Me Give

Give me liberty or give me a bran muffin!

- Colin Mochrie

Will Act

For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?

- Cyril Connolly

Nation Continue

You simply cannot continue a nation as America without that Christian base of liberty.

- Dan Severson

Proportion Exists

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.

- Daniel Webster

Country Nor

A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.

- Daniel Webster

Now Inseparable

Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.

- Daniel Webster

Kind Once

It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.

- David Hume

Habit Conferred

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.

- David Lloyd George


Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.

- David Lloyd George

Security Want

We want order and security, and we want liberty. And we want not only liberty but equality as well.

- David Souter

Control Prevention

Liberty is the prevention of control by others.

- John Acton

Freedom General

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.

- John Adams

Mankind Surely

Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.

- John Adams

Thought Agent

Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.

- John Adams

Grave Splendid

The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty.

- John Lothrop Motley

Person His

It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.

- John Ruskin

Sounds Captivating

Liberty and equality are captivating sounds, but they often captivate to destroy.

- John Tyler


All I'm for is the liberty of the individual.

- John Wayne

Authority Which

Liberty is the proper end and object of authority, and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good, just, and honest.

- John Winthrop

Freedom Very

Liberty, freedom and democracy are very fuzzy words, but human rights is very specific.

- Joichi Ito

Doing Will

True liberty consists only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will.

- Jonathan Edwards

Freedom Let Us

Let us prize our freedom; but not use our liberty for a cloak of maliciousness.

- Jonathan Mayhew

Men Strike

There are men who strike at liberty under the term licentiousness.

- Jonathan Mayhew

Think Hypocrisy

Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy.

- Jose Marti

Exist Loves

Man loves liberty, even if he does not know that he loves it. He is driven by it and flees from where it does not exist.

- Jose Marti

Speak Lives

It is terrible to speak of you, Liberty, for one who lives without you.

- Jose Marti

Language Preserves

While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty.

- Jose Rizal

Love Rest

What fools are we, to be besotted with the love of our own trouble, and to hate our liberty and rest!

- Joseph Hall

Religious Civil

The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman.

- Junius

Enemy Civilization

Christianity is the enemy of liberty and civilization.

- August Bebel

Same Protects

The same liberty that protects me also protects members of the Mafia.

- Barbara Amiel

Share Complicity

All share complicity in the destruction of that much under-rated phenomenon called liberty.

- Barbara Amiel

Society May

In society, liberty for one may mean the suppression of liberty for others.

- Gunnar Myrdal

Truth Men

The truth is that men are tired of liberty.

- Benito Mussolini

Light University

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Country Where

Where liberty is, there is my country.

- Benjamin Franklin

Virtue Would

Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us.

- Benjamin Rush

His Violation

To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury.

- Benjamin Tucker

Security Equal

Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth.

- Benjamin Tucker

Death Far

Life without Liberty is far worse than death.

- Hamid Karzai

Where Grows

Where liberty dies, evil grows.

- Hamid Karzai

Like License

Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like.

- Bertrand Russell


I'm a Libertarian. I'm liberty, justice for all, liberty for all.

- Big Boi

Always Dangerous

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Personal License

Personal liberty is not personal license.

- Billy Sunday

Exercise Personal

I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes on the liberty of others.

- Billy Sunday

Individual Himself

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

- Henry Adams

More Precious

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.

- Ho Chi Minh

Like Corner

Facts, like people, want to be free - and when they're free, liberty is usually around the corner.

- Bono

Death Lambs

Liberty for wolves is death to the lambs.

- Isaiah Berlin


Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty.

- Bryant H. McGill

Always Been

For me, socialism has always been about liberty and solidarity, but also about responsibility.

- Jacques Delors

Law Without

There can be no liberty without the law.

- Cecil B. DeMille

Freedom Most

Now, one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one's house.

- James Otis

Law Oppression

Without Liberty, Law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without Law, Liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.

- James Q. Wilson

Never Take

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.

- Dick Cheney

Beauty Very

I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or 'convulsive' beauty - beauty in the service of liberty.

- Jeff Vandermeer

Everybody Belongs

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is part of our constitutional rights and it belongs to everybody.

- Jeffrey Tambor

Union Dear

The Union - It is dear to us, but liberty is dearer.

- Duff Green

Education Read

My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.

- Dylan Thomas

World Most

Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world.

- Earl Warren

Law Every

Every law is an infraction of liberty.

- Jeremy Bentham

Had Century

Liberty had many friends in the eighteenth century.

- Edmund Morgan

Fall More

What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty?

- Edmund Spenser

Better Regulation

The ancients understood the regulation of power better than the regulation of liberty.

- Edward Dahlberg

Most Symptom

Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty.

- Edward Gibbon

New Seldom

When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters.

- Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

Social Synthesis

Social motherliness has made women's struggle for liberty the loveliest synthesis of egoism and altruism.

- Ellen Key

Observation Itself

Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity.

- Ellen Key

Love Human Dignity

The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed.

- Federica Montseny

Generation Times

Each generation must recreate liberty for its own times.

- Florence Ellinwood Allen

Equality Fact

Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it.

- Frances Wright

Some Speaking

Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?

- Krzysztof Kieslowski

Itself Even

A free spirit takes liberties even with liberty itself.

- Francis Picabia

Freedom Find

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

- Frank Herbert

Happiness Truth

The People have a right to the Truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

- Frank Norris

School Flag

Every day in school, we said the pledge to the flag, 'with liberty and justice for all,' and I believed all that.

- Fred Korematsu

Legal Including

Is not liberty the destruction of all despotism - including, of course, legal despotism?

- Frederic Bastiat

Neighbors Ends

Man's liberty ends, and it ought to end, when that liberty becomes the curse of its neighbors.

- Frederic William Farrar

Children High

I want children, but at the moment the liberty I have now finally, has a far too high value.

- Gabriela Sabatini

Which Sure

The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right.

- Learned Hand

Happiness Nation

Our nation was founded on the principals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

- Leonard Boswell