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But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal -- well-meaning but without understanding. (Quote by - Louis D. Brandeis)

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined. (Quote by - Patrick Henry)

I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

It is not good to have too much liberty. It is not good to have all one wants. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

One's liberty should end when it becomes the curse of his neighbor. (Quote by - Frederick Farrar)

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Liberty consists in wholesome restraint. (Quote by - Daniel Webster)

We are in bondage to the law so that we might be free. (Quote by - Cicero)

Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it. (Quote by - William Cowper)

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. (Quote by - John Adams)

A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty. (Quote by - Nadia Boulanger)

Every law is an infraction of liberty. (Quote by - Jeremy Bentham)

Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

He alone deserves liberty and life who daily must win them anew. (Quote by - Goethe)

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Liberty, as it is conceived by current opinion, has nothing inherent about it; it is a sort of gift or trust bestowed on the individual by the state pending good behavior. (Quote by - Mary McCarthy)

I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty. (Quote by - Phaedrus)

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have. (Quote by - Harry Emerson Fosdick)

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve. (Quote by - Philip Wylie)

As so often before, liberty has been wounded in the house of its friends. Liberty in the wild and freakish hands of fanatics has once more, as frequently in the past, proved the effective helpmate of autocracy and the twin-brother of tyranny. (Quote by - Otto Hermann Kahn)

Liberty is the only thing you can't have unless you give it to others. (Quote by - William Allen White)

The tree of liberty grows only when watered by the blood of tyrants. (Quote by - Bertrand Barere)


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