Quotations about our ideals of liberty, freedom, and justice.
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"A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular."
"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great."
"Man is free at the moment he wishes to be."
"Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political."
"Most people want security in this world, not liberty."
"Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it."
"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."
"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."
"Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free."
"He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself."