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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.
– Jerry Falwell, Jr.
Wouldn’t it be something if Liberty’s votes were enough to change which presidential candidate won Virginia and maybe even the presidency itself?
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
– Alexis de Tocqueville
While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty.
– Jose Rizal
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
– Barry Goldwater
Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve.
– Alice Paul
In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
– Anne Baxter
The common Notions of Liberty are not from School Divines, but from Nature.
There is nothing that I shudder at more than the idea of a separation of the Union. Should such an event ever happen, which I fervently pray God to avert, from that date I view our liberty gone.
– Andrew Jackson
Give me liberty or a bran muffin!
– Colin Mochrie
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
– Bertrand Russell
The proper balance between individual liberty and central authority is a very ancient problem.
– Arthur Keith
Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like.
Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us.
– Benjamin Rush
If there were an exact and universal scale of punishments and crimes, we would have a fairly reliable and shared instrument to measure the degree of tyranny and liberty, of the basic humanity or malice of the different nations.
– Cesare Beccaria
The same liberty that protects me also protects members of the Mafia.
– Barbara Amiel
I grew up in New Jersey and never went up the Statue of Liberty.
– Buzz Aldrin
There can be no liberty without the law.
– Cecil B. DeMille
Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary.
– Ben Nelson
It’s not exactly under the radar, but when I’m in London, I love to visit Liberty. It’s my favorite department store, and they have a room entirely dedicated to chocolate and truffles.
– Ashley Madekwe
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
– Benjamin Franklin
The Founders who crafted our Constitution and Bill of Rights were careful to draft a Constitution of limited powers – one that would protect Americans’ liberty at all times – both in war, and in peace.
– Al Franken
This submission is a restraint of liberty, but could be of no effect as to the good intended, unless it were general; nor general, unless it were natural.
Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
– Abraham Lincoln
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty – his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
– Aldous Huxley
Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions.
– Ambrose Bierce
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
– Alexander Hamilton
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
– The Bible