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"Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty."
"The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedients, and by parts."
"I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free."
"Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science."
"No man is free who is not master of himself."
"We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free."
"Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech."
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
"The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do."
"When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other."