Liberties Related Quotes



You have an always-expanding, omnipresent surveillance state that's constantly chipping away at the liberties and freedoms of law-abiding Americans.

Ron Wyden


I believe in making government as Ronald Reagan said. Not the distributor of gifts and privilege but once again the protector of our liberties.

Paul Ryan


One of the most clearly marked trends for over twenty years has been the decline in civil liberties.

Charles A. Reich


You cannot go against nature. She is stronger than the strongest of men. We can permit ourselves some liberties, but in details only.

Pablo Picasso


In the 1880s, people all over the world looked to America for inspiration. Its very existence was proof that it was possible to have a relatively free and peaceful country. No income tax, no foreign wars, no welfare state, no intrusions on civil liberties.

Harry Browne


“Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their appetites: in proportion as their love of justice is above their rapacity”

Edmund Burke


I know no class of my fellowmen, however just, enlightened, and humane, which can be wisely and safely trusted absolutely with the liberties of any other class.

Frederick Douglass


Obama behaves like a centrist who leans tentatively left on certain social programs but boldly right on military force and civil liberties.

David K. Shipler


If someone is confronting our essential liberties, if someone is inflicting injuries and harm, by God I'll confront them!

Margaret Thatcher


No man can suffer too much, and no man can fall too soon, if he suffer or if he fall in defense of the liberties and Constitution of his country.

Daniel Webster