Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Freedom.

The repository contains 65 quotes in the category “Freedom.”
Showing quotes 21 through 40 in the category “Freedom.” Page 1 2 3 4.

Those who expect to reap the blessing of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.

Thomas Paine
1737 — 1809

If a nation expects to be both ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.

Vice President John C. Calhoun
1782 — 1850

The Tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

George Bernard Shaw
1856 — 1950

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.

Pope John Paul II
1920 — 2005

Patriotism is a virtue of the vicious.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

He who has lost freedom has nothing left to lose.

Unknown

A little rebellion now and then is a good thing.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

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

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

Letter to Josiah Quincy
Sept. 11, 1773

Liberty is its own reward.

President Woodrow Wilson
1856 — 1924

Then what is freedom? It is the will to be responsible to ourselves.

Friedrich Nietzsche
1844 — 1900

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

President George Washington
1732 — 1799

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

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

We have four boxes with which to defend our freedom: the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box.

Rep. Larry McDonald
1935 — 1983

Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him?

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

There are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by the gradual and silent encroachment of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpation.

President James Madison
1751 — 1836

When the government fears the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!

Patrick Henry
1736 — 1799

Virginia House of Burgesses
March 23, 1775

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