quotes tagged with 'liberty', page 3

Next to being one in worshiping God, there is nothing in this world upon which this Church should be more united than in upholding and defending the Constitution of the United States!

Author: David O. McKay, Source: Conference Report, Oct. 1939Saved by jr00ck in religion constitution liberty freedom davidomckay 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

...you cannot fully live the gospel without working to save freedom and the Constitution ...our stand for freedom is a most basic part of our religion.

Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: General Conference, October 1966Saved by jr00ck in religion ezrataftbenson constitution liberty freedom 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.

Author: Thomas Paine, Source: UnknownSaved by jr00ck in liberty rights oppression enemies 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Author: Sir Winston Churchill, Source: unknownSaved by libertyquotes in liberty socialism capitalism 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If you want government to intervene domestically, youíre a liberal. If you want government to intervene overseas, youíre a conservative. If you want government to intervene everywhere, youíre a moderate. If you donít want government to intervene anywhere, youíre an extremist

Author: Joe Sobran, Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com/blog/lewrw/archives/67296.htmlSaved by jr00ck in liberty liberal conservative political libertarian moderate extremist 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Five boxes preserve our freedoms:† soap, ballot, witness, jury, and cartridge.

Author: Myron A. Calhoun, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom myronacalhoun 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government.

Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in constitution liberty government tyranny thomasjefferson billofrights 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty?† Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend ot the security of your liberty?† Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings - give us that precious jewel, and you may take every thing else!...Guard with jealous attention the public liberty.† Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.

Author: Patrick Henry, Source: speech to the Virginia Convention, Richmond, Virginia, June 5, 1788Saved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government tyranny patrickhenry 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Posterity - you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

Author: John Quincy Adams, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom johnquincyadams posterity AmericanRevolution 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men without a consequent loss of liberty! I say that the loss of that dearest privilege has ever followed, with absolute certainty, every such mad attempt.

Author: Patrick Henry, Source: 1788Saved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom politicians patrickhenry 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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