Freedom Quotes SMS Collection

Liberty when it begins to take root

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

The contest for ages has been to

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.  ~Daniel Webster

The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in

The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.  ~Louis D. Brandeis

O liberty is it well to leave

O Liberty…! is it well To leave the gates unguarded? ~Thomas Bailey AldrichQSO

We anarchists do not want to emancipate

We anarchists do not want to emancipate the people; we want the people to emancipate themselves.  ~Errico Malatesta, l’Agitazione, 18 June 1897MHC

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

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

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

No one is free when others are

No one is free when others are oppressed.  ~Author Unknown

Liberty one of imaginations most precious possessions

Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions.  ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s DictionaryMHC

Those who deny freedom to others deserve

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.  ~Abraham Lincoln

My definition of a free society is

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.  ~Adlai Stevenson, speech, Detroit, 1952LCD

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

We must be free not because we

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.  ~William FaulknerTSCA

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

Men fight for freedom then they begin

Men fight for freedom, then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves.  ~Author Unknown

Liberty doesnt work as well in practice

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

Nothing is more difficult and therefore precious

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.  ~Napoleon Bonaparte

Freedom is the oxygen of soul moshe

Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.  ~Moshe Dayan

Freedom has a thousand charms to show

Freedom has a thousand charms to show, That slaves, howe’er contented, never know. ~William CowperQSO

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

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

Liberty is always dangerous but it the

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

Liberty is maintained by responsible freedom roger

Liberty is maintained by responsible freedom.  ~Roger W Hancock, www.PoetPatriot.com

Let freedom never perish in your hands

Let freedom never perish in your hands.  ~Joseph AddisonQSO

Order without liberty and order are equally

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

Most people want security in this world

Most people want security in this world, not liberty.  ~H.L. Mencken, Minority Report, 1956LCD

In the truest sense freedom cannot be

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.  ~Franklin D. RooseveltTSCA

Freedom is the will to be responsible

Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, 1888LCD

For what avail the plough or sail

For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?  ~Ralph Waldo EmersonTSCA

Without freedom no one really has a

Without freedom, no one really has a name.  ~Milton Acorda