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Liberty Quotes
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"I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it."
-Thomas Jefferson
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"When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters."
-Sir George Savile
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"I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death."
-Patrick Henry
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"Few men desire liberty: The majority are satisfied with a just master."
-Sallust
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"The higher your station, the less your liberty."
-Sallust
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"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-Benjamin Franklin
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"Think what you do when you run into debt; you give another power over your liberty."
-Benjamin Franklin
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"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!"
-Benjamin Franklin
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"Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty, and dies with chaos."
-Will Durant
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"Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness."
-Henri Frederic Amiel
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"But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."
-John Adams
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"The truth is that men are tired of liberty."
-Benito Mussolini
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"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
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"I know not what others may choose but, as for me, give me liberty or give me death."
-Patrick Henry
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"Pop, pop, pop! Bom, bom, bom!/ Throughout the day/ no time for memorandums now./ Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever."
-Davy Crockett
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"America will never run... And we will always be grateful that liberty has found such brave defenders."
-George W. Bush
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"The case for trade is not just monetary, but moral. Economic freedom creates habits of liberty. And habits of liberty create expectations of democracy."
-George W. Bush
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"The advance of liberty is the path to both a safer and better world."
-George W. Bush
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"The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves."
-William Hazlitt
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"Too little liberty brings stagnation and too much brings chaos."
-Bertrand Russell
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"A great work of art is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty."
-Nadia Boulanger
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"Liberty is rendered even more precious by the recollection of servitude."
-Cicero
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"Most of the industry players are now backing Liberty."
-Graham Titterington
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"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army."
-Edward Everett Hale
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"We cannot defend liberty abroad by deserting it at home."
-Edward R. Murrow
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"Caesar was frightening to be around ... if ever anyone was born to be a king, he was. But they (the Romans) had an ancestral fear of kings, similar to the American fear to a degree ? pride in their liberty."
-Bruno Heller
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"The war on our civil liberties is actually begun. There's a price to be paid for independence. But I ask you, what price-- liberty?"
-Rep. Neal Kurk
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"While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty."
-Charles Evans Hughes
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