Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
Freedom begins between the ears.
Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools.
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
There are two freedoms — the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.