Freedom cannot be bestowed - it must be achieved.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.
Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
On Monday mornings I am dedicated to the proposition that all men are created jerks.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.
Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India.
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.