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It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
– John Ruskin
The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
– John Stuart Mill
I’ve flown out of character so many times. In that sense I’ve been lucky, because I’ve been given the liberty to do just about anything I’ve wanted to do in my lifetime.
– June Carter Cash
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
The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.
– James Madison
A few weeks ago we were reminded that other peoples – in particular the United States of America – fought so that we Germans could live in liberty. That we should never forget.
– Horst Koehler
Affirmative action based on quotas is wrong – wrong because it is antithetical to the genius of the American idea: individual liberty.
– Jack Kemp
It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.
– John C. Calhoun
Liberty and equality are captivating sounds, but they often captivate to destroy.
– John Tyler
We believe that Liberty will redefine what is considered an academically prestigious university in the future.
– Jerry Falwell, Jr.
For scholarship – if it is to be scholarship – requires, in addition to liberty, that the truth take precedence over all sectarian interests, including self-interest.
– John Charles Polanyi
Life without Liberty is far worse than death.
– Hamid Karzai
Liberty is security. Freedom is security.
– Jesse Ventura
If you don’t have liberty and self-determination, you’ve got nothing, that’s what this is what this country is built on. And this is the ultimate self-determination, when you determine how and when you’re going to die when you’re suffering.
– Jack Kevorkian
The very essence of civil liberty certainly consists in the right of every individual to claim the protection of the laws, whenever he receives an injury. One of the first duties of government is to afford that protection.
– John Marshall
Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all – liberty!
– James Monroe
For me, socialism has always been about liberty and solidarity, but also about responsibility.
– Jacques Delors
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
Liberty for wolves is death to the lambs.
– Isaiah Berlin
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
– John Milton
When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.
– Charles de Secondat
America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.
– Bainbridge Colby
Americans cherish our liberty and don’t want government or corporations to take away our freedoms.
– Christine Pelosi
If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it’s that the terrorists can attack us, but they can’t take away what makes us American – our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that.
– Jon Stewart
Liberty and security are often in direct confrontation and must be balanced in a way that protects us without destroying what is worth protecting.
– Charles B. Rangel
Now, one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one’s house.
– James Otis
Every law is an infraction of liberty.
– Jeremy Bentham
Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.
– Algernon Sidney
It is my understanding that some groups who are opposed to visiting our campus are basing their decision on Liberty’s concealed carry policy.
Wouldn’t it be something if Liberty’s votes were enough to change which presidential candidate won Virginia and maybe even the presidency itself?