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1. "The power of a handwritten letter is greater than ever. It's personal and deliberate and means more than an e-mail or text ever will. It has a unique scent. It requires deciphering. But, most important, it's flawed."
Author: Ashton Kutcher
2. "America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty."
Author: Bainbridge Colby
3. "Nothing brings more pain than too much pleasure; nothing more bondage than too much liberty."
Author: Benjamin Franklin
4. "If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee an equally full measure of liberty to all your neighbors. There is no other."
Author: Carl Schurz
5. "A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man."
Author: Cyrano De Bergerac
6. "Obama's personality traits, coupled with his extreme-leftist agenda, make him particularly dangerous to the American ideal and to the preservation of our founding principles, as well as to the liberty and prosperity they guarantee."
Author: David Limbaugh
7. "I cannot sufficiently celebrate the glorious liberty that reigns in the public libraries of the twentieth century as compared with the intolerable management of those of the nineteenth century, in which the books were jealously railed away from the people, and obtainable only at an expenditure of time and red tape calculated to discourage any ordinary taste for literature."
Author: Edward Bellamy
8. "Well, take the evolution of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It began as hackers' rights. Then it became general civil liberties of everybody - government stay away."
Author: Esther Dyson
9. "I'm an extreme libertarian, but I realize we're in a democracy, and in a democracy, people can have views of all stripes, and there's no reason to argue about it."
Author: Eugene Fama
10. "A moment's reflection shows that Liberalism is entirely negative. It is not a formative force, but always and only a disintegrating force."
Author: Francis Parker Yockey
11. "...cate forte si talente dispar in Rusia, lipsite de libertate, comdamnate la o soarta grea!"
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
12. "But it's precisely in this cold, loathsome half-despair, half-belief, in this deliberate burying of yourself underground for forty years out of sheer pain, in this assiduously constructed, and yet somewhat dubious hopelessness, in all this poision of unfulfilled desires turned inward, this fever of vacillations, of resolutions adopted for eternity, and of repentances a moment later that you find the very essence of that strange, sharp pleasure."
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
13. "Though I hadn't had a stroke like Uncle Yuri, it was still difficult for me to express what was in my heart. I wanted to tell her that I loved her, that she was the most important person in the world to me, that I was truly sorry for having lied to her about Liberty. Instead, I asked her what she wanted for dinner."
Author: Gabrielle Zevin
14. "When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated."
Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
15. "My fellow revolutionaries, liberation is a noble cause. We must fight to obtain it."
Author: George Weah
16. "A pesar de todo, era casi un placer sufrir estos tormentos. Llevaba yo tanto tiempo arrastrándome ciego e insensible por la vida, y mi corazón había callado ya tan largamente, empobreciéndose confinado en un ángulo oscuro, que hasta aquellos reproches y aquel horror que contraían mi alma eran los bienvenidos. Era, por fin, un sentimiento, un sentimiento que ardía en llamas y en el que latía un corazón. Desconcertado, sentía en medio de mi atroz miseria algo como una liberación y esa nueva primavera."
Author: Hermann Hesse
17. "They say that at Thomas More's trial, Master Secretary here followed the jury to their deliberations, and when they were seated he closed the door behind him and he laid down the law. "Let me put you out of doubt," he said to the jurymen. "Your task is to find Sir Thomas guilty, and you will have no dinner till you have done it." Then out he went and shut the door again and stood outside it with a hatchet in his hand, in case they broke out in search of a boiled pudding; and being Londoners, they care about their bellies above all things, and as soon as they felt them rumbling they cried, "Guilty! He is as guilty as guilty can be!"
Author: Hilary Mantel
18. "Both liberty and equality are among the primary goals pursued by human beings throughout many centuries; but total liberty for wolves is death to the lambs, total liberty of the powerful, the gifted, is not compatible with the rights to a decent existence of the weak and the less gifted."
Author: Isaiah Berlin
19. "Place the lives of children in their formative years, despite the convictions of their parents, under the intimate control of experts appointed by the state, force them to attend schools where the higher aspirations of humanity are crushed out, and where the mind is filled with the materialism of the day, and it is difficult to see how even the remnants of liberty can subsist."
Author: J. Gresham Machen
20. "The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we make people believe that what they think and do is important - and then get out of their way while they do it."
Author: Jack Welch
21. "As the plant springs from, and could not be without, the seed, so every act of a man springs from the hidden seeds of thought, and could not have appeared without them. This applies equally to those acts called "spontaneous" and "unpremeditated" as to those, which are deliberately executed."
Author: James Allen
22. "Due to state laws, the restaurant was nonsmoking, which as a nonsmoker pleases me, but as a Libertarian it pisses me off."
Author: Jarod Kintz
23. "Liberalism does not preclude an organisation of the flow of money in which some channels are used in decision making while others are only good for the payment of debts."
Author: Jean Francois Lyotard
24. "My parents were young and liberal and knew I was going to drink anyway, so they let me do it at home."
Author: Jessica Alba
25. "Here lies a she sun, and a he moon there;She gives the best light to his sphere;Or each is both, and all, and soThey unto one another nothing owe;And yet they do, but areSo just and rich in that coin which they pay,That neither would, nor needs forbear, nor stay;Neither desires to be spared nor to spare.They quickly pay their debt, and thenTake no acquittances, but pay again;They pay, they give, they lend, and so let fallNo such occasion to be liberal.More truth, more courage in these two do shine,Than all thy turtles have and sparrows, Valentine."
Author: John Donne
26. "How do we get there? How did you get here, by the way?' [Will asked].He heard Halt's deep sigh and knew he'd done it again.'Do you ever,' the older Ranger said with great deliberation, 'manage to ask just one question at a time? Or does it always have to be multiple choice with you?'Will looked at him in surprise. 'Do I do that?' he asked. 'Are you sure?'Halt said nothing. He raised his hands in a 'See what I mean?' gesture...'Halt,' [Selethen said], 'I could be wrong, but I think you were just guilty of the same fault. I'm sure I heard you ask two questions just then.''Thank you for pointing that out, Lord Selethen,' Halt said with icy formality."
Author: John Flanagan
27. "Inside of many liberals is a fascist struggling to get out."
Author: John McCarthy
28. "I'm a libertarian. It's a terrible word."
Author: John Stossel
29. "I remained a socialist for several years, even after my rejection of Marxism; and if there could be such a thing as socialism combined with individual liberty, I would be a socialist still. For nothing could be better than living a modest, simple, and free life in an egalitarian society. It took some time before I recognized this as no more than a beautiful dream; that freedom is more important than equality; that the attempt to realize equality endangers freedom; and that, if freedom is lost, there will not even be equality among the unfree."
Author: Karl Popper
30. "Things accumulated in purses. Unless they were deliberately unloaded and all contents examined for utility occasionally, one could find oneself transporting around in one's daily life three lipstick cases with just a crumb of lipstick left, an old eyebrow pencil sharpener without a blade, pieces of defunct watch, odd earrings, handkerchiefs (three crumpled, one uncrumpled), two grubby powder puffs, bent hairpins, patterns of ribbon to be matched, a cigarette lighter without fuel (and two with fuel), a spark plug, some papers of Bex and a sprinkling of loose white aspirin, eleven train tickets (the return half of which had not been given up), four tram tickets, cinema and theatre stubs, seven pence three farthings in loose change and the mandatory throat lozenge stuck to the lining. At least, those had been the extra contents of Phyrne's bag the last time Dot had turned it out."
Author: Kerry Greenwood
31. "That's libertarians for you - anarchists who want police protection from their slaves."
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
32. "The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right."
Author: Learned Hand
33. "La libertad se ejerce"
Author: Manuel Rodriguez Diaz
34. "The human beings at the helm of the new nation [USA], whatever their limitations [slave owners, anti-democracy], were truly revolutionary. The theory of liberty born in that era, the seed of the idea, was perfect.More important, the idea itself carried within it the moral power to correct the contradictions in its execution that were obvious from the very birth of the new nation."
Author: Naomi Wolf
35. "Here's what we're not taught [about the Declaration and Constitution]: Those words at the time they were written were blazingly, electrifyingly subversive. If you understand them truly now, they still are. You are not taught - and it is a disgrace that you aren't - that these men and women were radicals for liberty; that they had a vision of equality that was a slap in the face of what the rest of their world understood to be the unchanging, God-given order of nations; and that they were willing to die to make that desperate vision into a reality for people like us, whom they would never live to see."
Author: Naomi Wolf
36. "We imagined ourselves as the Sons of Liberty with a mission to preserve, protect, and project the revolutionary spirit of rock and roll. We feared that the music which had given us sustenance was in danger of spiritual starvation. We feared it losing its sense of purpose, we feared it falling into fattened hands, we feared it floundering in a mire of spectacle, finance, and vapid technical complexity."
Author: Patti Smith
37. "Love withers under constraints. Its very essence is liberty; it is comparable neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear; it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries are in confidence, equality and unreserve."
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
38. "Ogni singolo uomo vede soltanto una porzione della verità complessiva; e molto spesso, in realtà quasi sempre, egli deliberatamente, si inganna anche su questo piccolo frammento. Una parte di se stesso gli si rivolta contro e prende ad agire come se fosse un'altra persona, distruggendolo dall'interno. Un uomo all'interno di un uomo. Il che vuol dire nessun uomo del tutto"
Author: Philip K. Dick
39. "We can afford no liberties with liberty itself."
Author: Robert Jackson
40. "In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule."
Author: Robert W. Welch Jr.
41. "I simply want to take a break and catch my breath. But I also think that, sometimes, the bravest thing you can do is to deliberately keep some time free and see what the world throws at you."
Author: Ruth Wilson
42. "The Senate needs 60 votes to pass anything. They have to compromise with liberal Democrats to spend more money. Even though arguably we have control of the Senate, we really don't."
Author: Steve Chabot
43. "Liberty is the first condition of growth. It is wrong, a thousand times wrong, if any of you dares to say, 'I will work out the salvation of this woman or child."
Author: Swami Vivekananda
44. "'I'll sit on him,' Otis says and laughs like it's the funniest thing in the world. He twirls a small ball of fire in one hand and a Desert Eagle .50 Caliber in the other. If Seven didn't know him, he'd probably be running away as fast as he could. It's a big gun."
Author: T.J. Klune
45. "I'm a flamboyant type of guy, a cooler version of Liberace."
Author: Usher
46. "The equation Bubble Tea = Something to Look Forward To depressurizes the misery of capitalism and is a Hello Kitty band-aid on the festering wound of Neo-Liberalism."
Author: Vanessa Veselka
47. "Early on, I learnt from the Russian intelligentsia that the only meaning of life lies in conscious participation in the making of history. The more I think of that, the more deeply true it seems to be. It follows that one must range oneself actively against everything that diminishes man, and involve oneself in all struggles which tend to liberate and enlarge him. This categorical imperative is by no way lessened by the fact that such an involvement is inevitably soiled by error: it is a worse error merely to live for oneself, caught within traditions which are soiled by inhumanity."
Author: Victor Serge
48. "I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast."
Author: Viktor E. Frankl
49. "Ora abbandonerò tutto; ora mollerò gli ormeggi. Ora libererò il desiderio frenato e represso perché finlamente si possa spendere, si possa consumare. Galopperemo insieme sopra le colline deserte dove la rondine inzuppa le ali nelle pozzanghere scure e le colonne si ergono intere. Nell'onda che sbatte sulla spiaggia, nell'onda che getta la sua bianca spuma ai più remoti angoli della terra, io getto le mie violette, la mia offerta a Percival."
Author: Virginia Woolf
50. "A dog is like a liberal. He wants to please everybody. A cat really doesn't need to know that everybody loves him."
Author: William Kunstler

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