It is our duty to pay for our liberty with our own blood. The freedom that we shall win through our sacrifice and exertions, we shall be able to preserve with our own strength.— Subhas Chandra Bose
Jittery civil liberties quotes that are about taking liberties
Those who would give up essential liverty ti purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.
There is no difference between communism and socialism, except in the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism - by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide.
Liberty is about our rights to question everything
Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.
If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.
People who have no hold over their process of thinking are likely to be ruined by liberty of thought. If thought is immature, liberty of thought becomes a method of converting men into animals.
There is a certain class of race problem-solvers who don't want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.
Education is better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
A Bill of Rights that means what the majority wants it to mean is worthless.
Though liberty is established by law, we must be vigilant, for liberty to enslave us is always present under that very liberty. Our Constitution speaks of the "general welfare of the people." Under that phrase all sorts of excesses can be employed by lusting tyrants to make us bondsmen.
He who would trade liberty for some temporary security, deserves neither liberty nor security.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We must complain. Yes, plain, blunt complaint, ceaseless agitation, unfailing exposure of dishonesty and wrong - this is the ancient, unerring way to liberty and we must follow it.
History teaches that grave threats to liberty often come in times of urgency, when constitutional rights seem too extravagant to endure.
Those Who Sacrifice Liberty For Security Deserve Neither.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
First they came for the Jews, but I did nothing because I'm not a Jew.
Then they came for the socialists, but I did nothing because I'm not a socialist. Then they came for the Catholics, but I did nothing because I'm not a Catholic. Finally, they came for me, but by then there was no one left to help me.
Democracy is necessarily despotism, as it establishes an executive power contrary to the general will; all being able to decide against one whose opinion may differ, the will of all is therefore not that of all: which is contradictory and opposite to liberty.
Our liberty will not be secured at the sword's point.
.. We must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it. And when the people reaches that height, God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards, and liberty will shine out like the first dawn.
Freedom, by definition, is people realizing that they are their own leaders.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
We cannot choose freedom established on a hierarchy of degrees of freedom, on a caste system of equality like military rank. We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature.
A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.
Security without liberty is called prison.
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I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
I remained a socialist for several years, even after my rejection of Marxism;
and if there could be such a thing as socialism combined with individual liberty, I would be a socialist still. For nothing could be better than living a modest, simple, and free life in an egalitarian society.
The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of liberty.
Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty.
[H]owever weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.
To those who cite the first amendment as reason for excluding God from more and more of our institutions and everyday life, may I just say: The first amendment of the Constitution was not written to protect the people of this country from religious values; it was written to protect religious values from government tyranny.
Education means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting of the soul of man into the glorious light of truth, the light by which men can only be made free.
For no People will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can they easily be subdued, where Knowledge is diffusd and Virtue preservd . On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own Weight, without the Aid of foreign Invaders.
Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education.