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Philip Wylie Quotes and Sayings

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If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve.
- Philip Wylie

Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need,
are weirdly fruitful of headache.
- Philip Wylie

God must hate common people, because he made them so common.
- Philip Wylie

Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion.
- Philip Wylie

 

One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change
a delinquent into a solid citizen.
- Philip Wylie

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor PHOTO

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

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He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

Those who won our independence...
valued liberty as an end and as a means.
They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness
and courage to be the secret of liberty.
- Louis D. Brandeis PHOTO

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some,
are chiefly to be found in democracy,
they will be best attained when all persons alike share
in government to the utmost.
- Aristotle

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires.
Seek discipline and find your liberty.
- Frank Herbert

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to
time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Lyn Nofziger

In every country and every age,
the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

I must study politics and war that my sons may have
liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
- John Adams

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
- Douglas MacArthur

I am an aristocrat.
I love liberty; I hate equality.
- John Randolph

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

Equality is the soul of liberty; there is,
in fact, no liberty without it.
- Frances Wright

Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

There can be but little liberty on earth while men
worship a tyrant in heaven.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

For scholarship - if it is to be scholarship -
requires,
in addition to liberty, that the truth take precedence
over all sectarian interests,
including self-interest.
- John Charles Polanyi

Each of us has a natural right, from God,
to defend his person, his liberty, and his property.
- Frederic Bastiat

Of course it's why you want to become a writer -
because you have the liberty to do that,
but once you have the liberty you also have the obligation to do it.
- Tobias Wolff

The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot
be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that's
not of your choosing simply because you're out-voted.
- Ira Glasser

I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or "convulsive" beauty -
beauty in the service of liberty.
- Jeff Vandermeer

When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force.
When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.
- Dorothy Thompson

America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision,
to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men.
- Woodrow Wilson

The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
- Albert Pike

There are men who strike at liberty under the term licentiousness.
- Jonathan Mayhew

The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization.
It was greatest before there was any civilization.
- Sigmund Freud

As long as the reason of man continues fallible,
and he is at liberty to exercise it,
different opinions will be formed.
- James Madison

When the people fear the government,
there is tyranny.
When the government fears the people,
there is liberty.
- Christine O'Donnell

Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches.
- Will Rogers

I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not
so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt.
- George Orwell

Just as the strength of the Internet is chaos,
so the strength of our liberty depends upon the chaos
and cacophony of the unfettered speech the First Amendment protects.
- Judge Dalzell

Liberty is the right of every man to be honest,
to think and to speak without hypocrisy.
- Jose Marti

Others indeed may talk, and write, and fight about liberty,
and make an outward pretence to it; but the free-thinker alone is truly free.
- George Berkeley

The excitement right now is coming from the Liberty movement.
And the Republicans want a piece of it.
- Gary Johnson

The Pledge of Allegiance says, "liberty and justice for all".
- Pat Schroeder

If I may take the liberty to speak for science at least,
today his name and his prizes are without a peer in the world.
He not only elevates science but he influences it as well.
- Melvin Calvin

Mr. President how long must women wait to get their
liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve.
- Alice Paul

In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law
were the stuff of dreams.
But in Paris I discovered the value of those words.
- Bianca Jagger

When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near.
- Will Durant

Our moneyed men have ruled us for the past thirty years.
Under the flag of the slaveholder they hoped to destroy our liberty.
- Denis Kearney

Claiming for ourselves liberty of conscience,
liberty to worship, we shall see to it that every other
individual enjoys the same right.
- James Larkin

The terrorist attacks upon our country changed the
way that we live forever and provided us with a cruel
reminder that freedom and liberty have a price.
- Jo Ann Davis

Listen, when you take my liberty away,
you've taken away more-something more precious than life.
I mean, what good is a life without liberty? Huh? None.
- Jack Kevorkian

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.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty,
having no experience of it.
- Harriet Tubman

The ideology of capitalism makes us all into connoisseurs of liberty -
of the indefinite expansion of possibility.
- Susan Sontag

When there is life and mankind, a person will live striving for good deeds,
liberty and a bright life, and wish that goodness and
justice will reign in the world.
- Islom Karimov

When people contend for their liberty they seldom get
anything for their victory,
but new masters.
- Edward F. Halifax

Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia
do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor,
the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.
- Emily Greene Balch

It is terrible to speak of you, Liberty,
for one who lives without you.
- Jose Marti

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable,
than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on
the other for their mutual and surest support?
- James Madison

A country cannot subsist well without liberty,
nor liberty without virtue.
- Daniel Webster

Well, we can't afford blindness anymore.
There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death,
and want to annihilate Western civilization.
- Tony Snow

A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.
- Nadia Boulanger

Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing,
and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty.
- Paul Parker

All government, of course, is against liberty.
- H. L. Mencken

Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world.
- Earl Warren

What shall befall me in the pursuance of this work,
I refer to the disposal of Almighty God,
whose glory is dearer to me, not only than my liberty,
but than my life.
- John Biddle

But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and
it may exist even when the body is in bondage.
- Ralph A. Cram

We need international support so that our people live a life of normality,
of dignity, of liberty and freedom.
I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard.
- Mahmoud Abbas

The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress.
- Ernest Renan

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.
The obedient must be slaves.
- Henry David Thoreau

I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes
on the liberty of others.
- Billy Sunday


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