Your search for "liberty" returned 68 results from 28 Founders.
Patrick Henry:"Give me liberty or give me death!"source: Reva Marx Wadsworth. "American Constitution: Made Easy." AMCE. 1991.liberty, freedom, death
Benjamin Franklin:"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety!"source: Reva Marx Wadsworth. "American Constitution: Made Easy." AMCE. 1991. pg v.liberty, security, rights, temporary safety, deserve
Alexander Hamilton:"There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself in acts of bravery and heroism."source: "A Full Vindication of the Measures of Congress" December 15, 1774liberty, freedom, heroism, bravery
Patrick Henry:"Is life so dear, or peaceful so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"source: Speech at the Virginia Convention (There is some question whether Henry ever used these words, which were first reported five decades later by his biographer William Wirt.) March 23, 1775.liberty, slavery, sacrifice, freedom
Edmund Burke:"The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion."source: Speech at Country Meeting of Buckinghamshire, 1784.liberty, freedom, opression, hope
Thomas Paine:"It is impossible to conquer a nation determined to be free!"source: Letter to the People of France, 1792.freedom, rights, determination, liberty
John Adams:"The liberty of the press is essential to the security of the state."source: Free-Press Clause, Massachusetts Constitution, 1780.freedom of speech, freedom of the press, security
Thomas Jefferson:"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time."source: Summary View of the Rights of British America 1775source of freedom, gifts from God

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