The god who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time: the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.

A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.

Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.

The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.

Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.

Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure.

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.

Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.