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Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
– Aristotle
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
– George Orwell
Liberalism is trust of the people, tempered by prudence; conservatism, distrust of people, tempered by fear.
– William Gladstone
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Liberality attended with mild language; learning without pride; valour united with mercy; wealth accompanied with a generous contempt of it?these four qualities are with difficulty acquired.
– The Hitopadesa
Liberality consists less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.
– La Bruy?re
Liberals are very broadminded they are always willing to give careful consideration to both sides of the same side.
– Anonymous
Liberals are very broadminded: they are always willing to give careful consideration to both sides of the same side.
– Anonymous
Liberation for who does not have a shack and freedom for who does not know how to live is fatal.
– Alireza Salehi Nejad
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
– Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, author Alexis de Tocqueville
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
– John Adams
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 Boulanger
Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.
– Lloyd George
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
– Lord Acton
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
– David Lloyd George
Liberty is one of the most valuable blessings that Heaven has bestowed upon mankind.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Liberty is rendered even more precious by the recollection of servitude.
– Cicero
Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man.
– Clarence Darrow
Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.
– William Allen White
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)
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 Winthrop
Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.
– Anonymous
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 10
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, jurist
Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.
– James Madison

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