Liberty has never come from the government

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 WilsonGCLE

We on this continent should never forget

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. McCrackenTSCA

He that would make his own liberty

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

Men fight for liberty and win it

Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks.  Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools.  And their grandchildren are once more slaves.  ~D.H. Lawrence, Classical American Literature, 1922LCD

Freedom has its life in the hearts

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.  ~Dwight D. EisenhowerGCLE

Everywhere the human soul stands between a

Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness on the confines of two everlasting hostile empires, – Necessity and Free Will.  ~Thomas Carlyle, Essays, &#34The Opera"

We are free truly when we dont

We are free, truly free, when we don’t need to rent our arms to anybody in order to be able to lift a piece of bread to our mouths.  ~Ricardo Flores Magon, speech, 31 May 1914MHC