• Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    “If you make yourselves sheep, the wolves will eat you.” — Benjamin Franklin

  • Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    “The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall.” – Cicero 55 BC

  • Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    “Statism – ideas so unsound and corrupt that you have to force them on an unwilling populous with threats of violence, imprisonment and death.”

  • Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    “Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one’s thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants. It is the right which they first of all strike down,”
    – Frederick Douglass

  • Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    The Liberties of a people never where or never will be, Secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.
    -Patrick Henry

  • Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    “It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the punishment of his guilt.” – John Curran

  • Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    Nebraska2 Congressman Howard Buffett When the threat of increased US involvement in Vietnam arose in the early 1960s, the elder Buffett wrote in William F. Buckley’s National Review: “When the American government conscripts a boy to go 10,000 miles to the jungles of Asia without a declaration of war by Congress (as required by the Con…[Read more]

  • Robert Spencer posted an update in the group Favorite Liberty Quotes 6 years ago

    Nebraska Congressman Howard Buffett, the father of billionaire Warren, opposed military interventionism during the cold war era, declaring on the floor of the House: “Even if it were desirable, America is not strong enough to police the world by military force. If that attempt is made, the blessings of liberty will be replaced by coercion and t…[Read more]

  • “You say, ‘There are persons who have no money,’ and you turn to the law. But the law is not a breast that fills itself with milk. Nor are the lacteal veins of the law supplied with milk from a source outside the society. Nothing can enter the public treasury for the benefit of one citizen or one class unless other citizens and other class…[Read more]