Quotes in Liberty

I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.

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So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.

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They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.

There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man, let us have the great thing.

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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.

Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.

The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.

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

We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.

How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.