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Liberals are very broadminded: they are always willing to give careful consideration to both sides of the same side.
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Liberation for who does not have a shack and freedom for who does not know how to live is fatal.
– Alireza Salehi NejadRate it:
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
– Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, author Alexis de TocquevilleRate it:
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
– John AdamsRate it:
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
– Nadia BoulangerRate it:
Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.
– Lloyd GeorgeRate it:
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
– Lord ActonRate it:
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
– David Lloyd GeorgeRate it:
Liberty is one of the most valuable blessings that Heaven has bestowed upon mankind.
– Miguel de CervantesRate it:
Liberty is rendered even more precious by the recollection of servitude.
– CiceroRate it:
Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man.
– Clarence DarrowRate it:
Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.
– William Allen WhiteRate it:
Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
– Ignazio Silone, The God That Failed (1950)Rate it:
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 WinthropRate it:
Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.
– AnonymousRate it:
Liberty is to faction, what air is to fire, an ailment without which it instantly expires. But it could not be a less folly to abolish liberty, which is essential to political life, because it nourishes faction, than it would be to wish the annihilation of air, which is essential to animal life, because it imparts to fire its destructive agency.
– James Madison, Federalist 10Rate it:
Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it.... While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it.
– Learned Hand, juristRate it:
Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.
– James MadisonRate it:
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
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 ColtonRate it:
Liberty without learning is always in peril learning without liberty is always in vain.
– John F. KennedyRate it:
Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain.
– John F. KennedyRate it:
Liberty, equality - bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
– Henri Frdric AmielRate it:
Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
– Henri-Frédéric AmielRate it:
Liberty--liberty within the law--and civilization are inseparable, and though both were threatened we find them now secure; and there comes to Americans the profound assurance that our representative government is the highest expression and surest guaranty of both.
– Warren G. HardingRate it:

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