42 Quotes About Liberty

  • "Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Life, Growth, Liberty


  • "The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Achievement, America, Liberty


  • "It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Jealousy, Liberty


  • "Liberty may be an instrument for giving glory to the Most High, or it may be a curtain used to shield base indulgence of the flesh (I Peter 2:16). You may discover by self-examination of your heart which function liberty serves in your life."

    - Walter J. Chantry
    Topics: Liberty


  • "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Perseverance, Liberty


  • "Personal liberty is not personal license."

    - Billy Sunday
    Topics: Character, Liberty


  • "God must speak to us before we have any liberty to speak to him. He must disclose to us who he is before we can offer him what we are in acceptable worship. The worship of God is always a response to the Word of God. Scripture wonderfully directs and enriches our worship."

    - John Stott
    Topics: Worship, Prayer, Liberty


  • "Beware of fatiguing them by ill-judged exactness. If virtue offers itself to the child under a melancholy and constrained aspect, while liberty and license present themselves under an agreeable form, all is lost, and your labor is in vain."

    - Francois Fenelon
    Topics: Children, Liberty


  • "False notions of liberty are strangely common. People talk of it as if it meant the liberty of doing whatever one likes - whereas the only liberty that a man, worthy of the name of man, ought to ask for, is, to have all restrictions, inward and outward, removed that prevent his doing what he ought."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Morality, Liberty


  • "Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom. No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: God, Government, Liberty


  • "I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes on the liberty of others."

    - Billy Sunday
    Topics: Leadership, Adversity, Liberty


  • "Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty."

    - George Washington
    Topics: Government, Liberty


  • "Wherefore, though the Christian, as a Christian, is the only man at liberty, as called thereunto of God; yet his liberty is limited to things that are good: he is not licensed thereby to indulge the flesh."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Liberty


  • "The moment any mention is made of Christian liberty lust begins to boil, or insane commotions arise, if a speedy restraint is not laid on those licentious spirits by whom the best things are perverted into the worst."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Liberty


  • "On the essentials, unity. On the nonessentials, liberty. In everything, charity."

    - Jack Hyles
    Topics: Unity, Liberty, Charity



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