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1. "To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury."
Author: Benjamin Tucker
2. "The desire for liberty has also made itself felt as struggle against domestic tyranny or arbitrary rule."
Author: Emily Greene Balch
3. "'Emergencies' have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded."
Author: Friedrich August Von Hayek
4. "Extremism in defense of liberty is not a vice, but I denounce political extremism, of the left or the right, based on duplicity, falsehood, fear, violence and threats when they endanger liberty."
Author: George W. Romney
5. "I say to you that the price of liberty is and always has been blood, human blood, and if our liberties are lost, we shall never regain them except at the price of blood. They must not be lost."
Author: J. Reuben Clark
6. "The enemy? His sense of duty was no less than yours, I deem. You wonder what his name is, where he came from. And if he was really evil at heart. What lies or threats led him on this long march from home. If he would not rather have stayed there in peace. War will make corpses of us all."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
7. "We took the liberty to make some enquiries concerning the ground of their pretensions to make war upon nations who had done them no injury, and observed that we considered all mankind as our friends who had done us no wrong, nor had given us any provocation. The Ambassador [of Tripoli] answered us that it was founded on the Laws of their Prophet, that it was written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and that every Musselman who should be slain in battle was sure to go to Paradise.{Letter from the commissioners, John Adams & Thomas Jefferson, to John Jay, 28 March 1786}"
Author: John Adams
8. "Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding."[Olmstead v. U.S., 277 U.S. 438 (1928) (dissenting)]"
Author: Louis D. Brandeis
9. "A sensibility that wails almost exclusively over the enemies of liberty seems suspect to me. Stop shaking the tyrant's bloody robe in my face, or I will believe that you wish to put Rome in chains."
Author: Maximilien De Robespierre
10. "Yet basically, libertarians are for freedom and liberty forindividuals, while recognizing that in order to be free we must also beprotected. Your freedom to swing your arms ends at my nose."
Author: Michael Shermer
11. "In today's interdependent world, a threat to one becomes a menace to all. And no state can defeat these challenges and threats alone."
Author: Michelle Bachelet
12. "Failure of government programs prompts more determined effort, while the loss of liberty is ignored or rationalized away...whether is it is the war on poverty, drugs, terrorism...or the current Hitler of the day, an appeal to patriotism is used to convince the people that a little sacrifice of liberty, here or there, is a small price to pay...The results, though, are frightening and will soon become even more so."
Author: Ron Paul
13. "The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life."
Author: Thomas Hobbes
14. "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order will lose both, and deserve neither."
Author: Thomas Jefferson
15. "America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men."
Author: Woodrow Wilson

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