quotes tagged with 'freedom', page 3

The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom.

Author: Justice William O. Douglas, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom williamodouglas 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The government of the United States is acknowledged by the wise and good of other nations, to be the most free, impartial, and righteous government of the world; but all agree, that for such a government to be sustained many years, the principles of truth and righteousness, taught in the Holy Scriptures, must be practiced.

Author: Emma Willard, Source: 1843Saved by ImaWriterIII in freedom america truth education righteousness goverment emmawillard 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The basis of a democratic state is liberty.

Author: Aristotle, Source: PoliticsSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom aristotle democracy 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Unselfishly, you left your fathers and your mothers,
You left behind your sisters and your brothers.
Leaving your beloved children and wives,
You put on hold, your dreams—your lives.

On foreign soil, you found yourself planted
To fight for those whose freedom you granted.
Without your sacrifice, their cause would be lost
But you carried onward, no matter the cost.

Many horrors you had endured and seen.
Many faces had haunted your dreams.
You cheered as your enemies littered the ground;
You cried as your brothers fell all around.

When it was over, you all came back home,
Some were left with memories to face all alone;
Some found themselves in the company of friends
As their crosses cast shadows across the land.

Those who survived were forever scarred
Emotionally, physically, permanently marred.
Those who did not now sleep eternally
‘Neath the ground they had given their lives to keep free.

With a hand upon my heart,
I feel The pride and respect; my reverence is revealed
In the tears that now stream down my upturned face
As our flag waves above you, in her glory and grace.

Freedom was the gift that you unselfishly gave
Pain and death was the price that you ultimately paid.
Every day, I give my utmost admiration
To those who had fought to defend our nation.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom war soldier patriot military poem anonymous ultimatesacrifice 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

In politics we are most ruthless when we are trying to be altruistic.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in politics liberty government freedom tyranny anonymous ruthless altruistic 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

We dare defend our rights

Author: Unknown, Source: Alabama state mottoSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom tyranny defend alabama EDS 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Guard with jealous attention to the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force.

Author: Patrick Henry, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom tyranny patrickhenry 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The issue is not war and peace, rather, how best to preserve our freedom.

Author: General Russell E. Dougherty, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in freedom tyranny war EDS russelledougherty 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The human race is in the best condition when it has the greatest degree of liberty."

Author: Dante Aligheri, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom tyranny dantealigheri 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Freedom isn't free.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom anonymous ultimatesacrifice EDS 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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