As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.
The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure.
We recall the joy and excitement of a nation that had found itself, the collective relief that we had stepped out of our restrictive past, and the expectant air of walking into a brighter future.
General Stark sent this toast to be read at the reunion, he was too ill to attend; Live Free or Die became the New Hampshire State Motto in 1945
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.
The Statue of Liberty is not that monument's name. It is Liberty Enlightening the World.
O Liberty Liberty how many crimes are committed in thy name
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficial. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
Let us have justice, and then we shall have enough liberty
Liberty 's in every blow! Let us do or die.
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act
Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its one sure defense.
Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.
I must have liberty Withal, as large a charter as the wind, To blow on whom I please.
The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty.
Every man's life, liberty, and property are in danger when the Legislature is in session.
Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.
If you want to be free, there is but one way it is to guarantee an equally full measure of liberty to all your neighbors. There is no other.
No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.
It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.
Liberty, like day, Breaks on the soul, and by a flash from Heaven Fires all the faculties with glorious joy.