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Liberty Quotes

A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order will lose both, and deserve neither
Thomas Jefferson
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Oscar Wilde
When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.
Oscar Wilde
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Napoleon Bonaparte
Vanity made the [French] Revolution; liberty was only a pretext.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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But, to date, the Liberty Alliance has delivered no technology at all, ... It's just delivered a bunch of statements by Microsoft competitors that somehow some unannounced technology is better than proprietary technology, when in fact Passport is totally on path, announced in public to embrace an open industry standard that anybody can implement on.
Adam Sohn
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The meeting took place on Monday, but I'm not at liberty to disclose the contents of the talks.
Abdel Alani
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Henry David Thoreau
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Henry David Thoreau
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I have no idea what is in the Liberty portfolio.
Alan Gould
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The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Thomas Jefferson
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It would seem that man was born a slave, and that slavery is his natural condition. At the same time nothing on earth can stop man from feeling himself born for liberty. Never, whatever may happen, can he accept servitude; for he is a thinking creature.
Simone Weil
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For liberty, we need a respected judiciary. For the sake of preserving our liberty, we need to insist that the courts begin again to deserve the respect from a free people that makes their work possible. Bringing such discipline to the judiciary is, at bottom, a political task. It is one more essential job that only a principled and vigilant citizenry can accomplish.
Alan Keyes
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The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
Albert Pike
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John Adams
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
John Adams
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At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on; and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest, with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
Allen Johnson
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Alice Paul
Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve.
Alice Paul
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Last year, some wanted to go to Block Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Allison Hine
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Norman Vincent Peale
Once we roared like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security! The solution for America's problem is not in terms of big government, but it is in big men over whom nobody stands in control but God.
Norman Vincent Peale
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The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Thomas Jefferson
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Liberty has turned into licentiousness, and tolerance for dissenters has become little more than rank relativism and nihilism. All perspectives are equally valid, which means no perspective is truly valid.
Jonah Goldberg
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There is nothing with which it is so dangerous to take liberties as liberty itself.
Andre Breton
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Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all
Richard Baxter
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George Bernard Shaw
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw
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The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race.
Giuseppe Mazzini
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St. Aquinas
By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.
St. Aquinas
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George MacDonald
The Root of All Rebellion: It is because we are not near enough to Thee to partake of thy liberty that we want a liberty of our own different from thine
George MacDonald
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When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated.
Friedrich Hegel
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George Orwell
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
George Orwell
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It will also move people to Crosby, Dayton, Liberty and Beaumont like it was originally designed.
Ted Poe
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We played well but our shots wouldn't fall. We gave up a few points but Liberty Hill is a very good team. They are well-coached and a very disciplined team.
Shawn Dalbert
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Scott McClellan
Georgia is a beacon of liberty for the world, and the president will talk about that in his remarks.
Scott McClellan
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When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters
George Savile
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