The last time I was inside a woman was when I went to the Statue of Liberty.— Woody Allen
Most Powerful Statue Liberty quotations
Those who would give up essential liverty ti purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant.
You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass, but as really the substance of the American Dream.
The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'
Liberty is about our rights to question everything
No Statue of Liberty ever greeted our arrival in this country.
..we did not, in fact, come to the United States at all. The United States came to us.
United States: the country where liberty is a statue.
Breaking News: Winds so strong in NYC The Statue of Liberty's gown just blew off!
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
I believe that sex is a beautiful thing between two people. Between five, it's fantastic.
...It looked very different from the Statue of Liberty, but what did that matter? What was the good of having the statue without the liberty, the freedom to go where one chose if one was held back by one's color? No, I preferred the Eiffel Tower, which made no promises." ~ Josephine Baker, once she had seen the Eiffel Tower
There's a reason why in New York Harbor we have the Statue of Liberty, not the Statue of Equality.
Education is better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
The Lady with the Lamp, the Statue of Liberty, stands in New York Harbour.
Her back is squarely turned on the USA. It’s no wonder, considering what she would have to look upon. She would weep, if she had to face this way.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We have the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast.
But in the name of freedom, people have done a lot of damage. I think we have to build a Statue of Responsibility on the West Coast in order to counterbalance. Because liberty without responsibility is not true liberty. We are not free to destroy.
Sex without love is an empty experience, but as empty experiences go, it's one of the best.
Guantanamo Bay is the anti-Statue of Liberty.
You may name a bronze statue 'Liberty,' or a painted figure in a city hall 'Commerce,' or a marble form in a temple 'Athene' or 'Venus;' but what is really there is only a representation of a single woman.
The crime problem in New York is getting really serious.
The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.
I took a puff of the wrong cigarette at a fraternity dance once, and the cops had to get me, y'know. I broke two teeth trying to give a hickie to the Statue of Liberty.
The last woman I was in was the Statue of Liberty.
It may be that this autobiography [Aimee Semple McPherson's] is set down in sincerity, frankness, and simple effort. It may be, too, that the Statue of Liberty is situated in Lake Ontario.
It was so cold in New York City today that the Statue of Liberty had her torch under her dress.
Freedom is in danger of degenerating into mere arbitrariness unless it is lived in terms of responsibleness. That is why I recommend that the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the West Coast.
I don't see any justification for the federal government owning land, other than the Statue of Liberty and maybe a few parks, maybe a few refuges. But to just own land to do nothing with it I think is a disservice to the Constitution.
If there is reincarnation, I'd like to come back as Warren Beatty's fingertips.
Many of America's and New York's sons and daughters are around the world fighting for the freedoms that the Statue of Liberty stands for.
Every time one of us starts talking about more effective immigration controls, somebody else throws up the Statue of Liberty, how we're a nation of immigrants and all of that. The debate takes on tinges of racism, emotion.
People look at the statue of liberty and they see a proud symbol.
Donald Trump looks at the statue of liberty and sees a four.
The most powerful visual in America today is actually the Statue of Liberty.
The Statue of Liberty really is profound, I just wish she'd lighten up a bit.
I love my kitchen. For Manhattan, I have a rather decent-size kitchen, and it has an opening that gives out to the dining room, which has a window with a view of the city and in the distance the Statue of Liberty.
There was a time when we the U.S. had completely unrestricted immigration, when anybody could come to these shores and the motto on the Statue of Liberty had some real meaning. This was a country of hope and of promise for immigrants and their children, and as many as a million immigrants a year came in 1906 and '07 and '08. By 1914, roughly a third of the population was foreign-born or the immediate descendants of foreign-born...The fact that year after year hundreds of thousands of people left the countries of Europe to come to this country was persuasive evidence that they were coming to improve their lot, not to worsen it.
In commemoration of the fact that France was our ally in securing independence the citizens of that nation joined with the citizens of the United States in placing in New York harbor an heroic statue representing Liberty enlightening the world. What course shall our nation pursue? Send the statue of Liberty back to France and borrow from England a statue of William the Conqueror?
If you want to humble an empire it makes sense to maim its cathedrals.
They are symbols of its faith, and when they crumple and burn, it tells us we are not so powerful and we can't be safe. The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, planted at the base of Manhattan island with the Statue of Liberty as their sentry, and the Pentagon, a squat, concrete fort on the banks of the Potomac, are the sanctuaries of money and power that our enemies may imagine define us. But that assumes our faith rests on what we can buy and build, and that has never been America's true God.
If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11; you can't not integrate it. My main character's view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn't have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged.
The Statue of Liberty's gender changed nothing.
It was the same here as anywhere: men and their wars.