The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.— Thomas Jefferson
Most Powerful Tree Of Liberty quotations
If you don't like where you're at, move you're not a tree.
In a chariot of light from the region of the day, the Goddess of Liberty came.
She brought in her hand as a pledge of her love, the plant she named Liberty Tree.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
The axe forgets what the tree remembers.
From the east to the west blow the trumpet to arms! Through the land let the sound of it flee; Let the far and the near all unite, with a cheer, In defense of our Liberty Tree.
L'arbre de la liberté croît lorsqu'il est arrosé du sang de toute espèce de tyrans (The tree of liberty grows only when watered by the blood of tyrants).
The eyes of the world being thus on our Country, it is put the more on its good behavior, and under the greater obligation also, to do justice to the Tree of Liberty by an exhibition of the fine fruits we gather from it.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
Lethargy is the forerunner of death to the public liberty.
Our land, the first garden of liberty's tree-- It has been, and shall be, the land of the free.
The people cannot be all, and always well informed.
The part which is wrong will be discontented in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
You will learn to paint trees only by understanding them, their growth, their nature, their movement - and realizing that they are conscious living things. A tree seldom if ever encroaches upon the liberty of another tree. It never wastes its growth in unnecessary twistings.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
A little rebellion now and then is a good thing.
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God. In order to flourish, the tree of Liberty needs the blood of patriots and tyrants.
An unbending tree is easily broken.
A traitor is good fruit to hang from the boughs of the tree of liberty.
What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
Thomas Jefferson said, The tree of liberty must be fertilized from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Yeah and I heard that and thought, I'm out!
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Whether you have an abortion, what you put in your own body, with whom you have sex - these are not affairs of the state. A government does not exist to control the citizens. When it does, it is a tyranny, and must be fought. The tree of liberty, Jefferson warned us, must be refreshed with the blood of tyrants and patriots.
It is easy to cut down the tree of liberty, but not so easy to restore it to life.
Give me again my hollow tree A crust of bread, and liberty!
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.
You cannot tear up ancient rootages and safely plant the tree of liberty in soil that is not native to it.
Hence we say, that the Constitution of the United States is a glorious standard;
it is founded in the wisdom of God. It is a heavenly banner; it is to all those who are privileged with the sweets of liberty, like the cooling shades and refreshing waters of a great rock in a thirsty and weary land. It is like a great tree under whose branches men from every clime can be shielded from the burning rays of the sun.
Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice, virtue, and the common good, will always have men to promote those ends; and that which intends the advancement of one man's desire and vanity, will abound in those that will foment them.
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.
The tree of liberty grows only when watered by the blood of tyrants.
Flowers are lovely; love is flower-like; Friendship is a sheltering tree; Oh the joys that came down shower-like, Of friendship, love, and liberty, Ere I was old!