Liberty Proverbs

Sayings about Liberty

To whom you tell your secrets you resign your liberty. ~ Spanish Proverb

To receive a favor is to sell one’s liberty. ~ Japanese Proverb

Liberty is God’s gift, liberties the devil’s. ~ German Proverb

Liberty has no crueler enemy than license. ~ French Proverb

Liberty has no price. ~ Spanish Proverbs

He who accepts the gift loses his liberty. ~ Hungarian Proverbs

A bean in liberty is better than a comfit in prison. ~ Romanian Proverbs

Those that marry for money sell their liberty. ~ Traditional Proverb

The narrower the cage, the sweeter the liberty. ~ German Proverbs

Quotations about Liberty

Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. ~ Ronald Reagan Quotes

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty. ~ Ho Chi Minh

When liberty returns, I will return. ~ Victor Hugo Quotes

Liberty is not to be had or held without effort. ~ Herbert Clark Hoover

Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

Love bondage more than liberty; Bondage with ease than strenuous liberty. ~ John Milton

When ever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither is safe. ~ Edmund Burke

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

I know not what others may choose but, as for me, give me liberty or give me death. ~ Patrick Henry

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. ~ Khalil Gibran

The spirit of liberality is the spirit of heaven. ~ Ellen Gould White

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith. ~ Alexis de Tocqueville

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ~ Dick Cheney

Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions. ~ Ambrose Bierce

There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau

When the People contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything for their Victory but new Masters. ~ George Savile

No nation ancient or modern ever lost the liberty of freely speaking, writing, or publishing their sentiments, but forthwith lost their liberty in general and became slaves. ~ John P. Zenger

Who speaks of liberty while the human mind is in chains? ~ Francis Wright

The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world. ~ Bill Frist

Too much liberty corrupts us all. ~ Terence

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. ~ Woodrow Wilson

We are as great as our belief in human liberty – no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves. ~ Archibald MacLeish

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue. ~ Barry Goldwater

Where liberty dies, evil grows. ~ Hamid Karzai

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired. ~ David Lloyd George

It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you. ~ M. Grundler

Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

They who give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

The history of liberty is a history of resistance. ~ Woodrow Wilson

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. ~ George Washington Quotes

The people have a right to the truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. ~ Epictetus

When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters. ~ Edward F. Halifax

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power. ~ James Madison

If we really want liberty, then we need to go out and get it, we need to take it, because nobody is going to give it to us. And we need to do it now. ~ Michael Badnarik

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither is safe. ~ Edmund Burke

I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty. ~ Phaedrus

Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice. ~ Lin Yutang

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. ~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes

The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization. ~ Sigmund Freud

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties. ~ John Milton

The more liberty you give away the more you will have. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people. ~ John Adams

God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. ~ Daniel Webster

What light is to the eyes – what air is to the lungs – what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories. ~ Douglas Macarthur

Most people want security in this world, not liberty. ~ H. L. Mencken

One of the indispensable foods for the human soul is liberty. ~ Simone Weil

Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like. ~ Bertrand Russell

Political liberty is to be found only in moderate governments. ~ Charles De Montesquieu

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. ~ Edward Everett

Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable. ~ Daniel Webster

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Liberty is a different kind of pain from prison. ~ T. S. Eliot

True liberty can exist only when justice is equally administered to all. ~ Lord Mansfield

The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression. ~ W. E. B. Du Bois

Liberty is the possibility of doubting, of making a mistake, of searching and experimenting, of saying No to any authority – literary, artistic, philosophical, religious, social, and even political. ~ Ignazio Silone

I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty. ~ Woodrow T. Wilson

When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her. ~ Oscar Wilde Quotes

Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos. ~ Will Durant

This young century will be liberty’s century. ~ George W. Bush Quotes

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country. ~ Marquis de Lafayette

We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls. ~ Robert J. McCracken

I believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough to want to force it upon anyone. ~ H. L. Mencken

Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society. ~ Henry Bolingbroke

Liberty is the right to do what the law permits. ~ Charles de Montesquieu

The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Liberty is the right to choose, freedom is the result of that choice. ~ Author Unknown

The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion. ~ Edmund Burke

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. We cannot force love. ~ William Hazlitt

It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed. ~ Vladimir Lenin

Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought. ~ Lord Acton

The God, who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others. ~ William Allen White

Liberty is being free from the things we don’t like in order to be slaves of the things we do like. ~ Ernest Benn

For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act? ~ Dante, Alighieri

The hope of America and the world is to regenerate liberty with its responsibilities and its obligations — not to abandon it. ~ Herbert Clark Hoover

When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near. ~ Will Durant

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Show me the country that has no strikes and I’ll show you the country in which there is no liberty. ~ Samuel Gompers

Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world. ~ Earl Warren

Where liberty is, there is my country. ~ Benjamin Franklin

The higher your station, the less your liberty. ~ Sallust

There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty.~ Margaret Thatcher Quotes

he hope of America and the world is to regenerate liberty with its responsibilities and its obligations — not to abandon it. ~ Herbert Clark Hoover

Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive. ~ Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed. ~ Edmund Burke

Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist. ~ Edmund Burke

Life without Liberty is far worse than death. ~ Hamid Karzai

Liberty doesn’t work as well in practice as it does in speeches. ~ Will Rogers

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty. ~ Thomas Jefferson

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society. ~ Angela Y. Davis

If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve. ~ Philip Wylie

Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty. ~ Bryant H. McGill

The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force. ~ Voltaire Quotes

Liberty is slow fruit. It is never cheap; it is made difficult because freedom is the accomplishment and perfectness of man. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Liberty can not be preserved without a general knowledge among the people. ~ John Adams

There can be no liberty that isn’t earned. ~ Robert R. Young

One’s liberty should end when it becomes the curse of his neighbor. ~ Frederick Farrar

He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself. ~ Thomas Paine

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers. ~ David Lloyd George

The approach of liberty makes even an old man brave. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century. ~ Baron de Montesquieu

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. ~ George Orwell

Liberty Proverbs

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