US Presidents on Freedom

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. -George Washington

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. -Thomas Jefferson

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. -Abraham Lincoln

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. -John F. Kennedy

The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I know. I believe that. -Richard M. Nixon

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. -Ronald Reagan

Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear. -George W. Bush

We, the people, must make their task our own — to live up to the words of that Declaration of Independence, and secure liberty and opportunity for our own children, and for future generations. -Barack Obama

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