Quotes of the Day for 15 June 2000 – Liberty
On the anniversary of Magna Carta (1215), some thoughts on liberty.
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
- Louis Brandeis
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the boisterous sea of liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson
Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets.
- Lysander Spooner
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