Liberalism is a big word with a very powerful meaning to it. Some liberalism quotes can tell you exactly what it implies. Read these famous liberalism quotations and sayings.

Liberalism Quotes

What does liberalism mean? In simple words, it means freedom. And this is included in the constitutions of various nations. This brings us to the question – what kind of freedom are we talking about? Freedom means being allowed to exercise your rights and liberty in individual matters. Be it the age-old ideas of political, social and economic liberalism or the relatively new ones like freedom of speech - all have specific meanings attached to them. And liberalism, be it of any kind, is important for a good nation. Browse through the following sections to know what the world thinks about liberalism.

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.

- Bertrand Russell

Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like.

- Bertrand Russell

I am Fidel Castro and we have come to liberate Cuba.

- Fidel Castro

However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.

- John Calvin

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.

- Ovid

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.

- Ovid

We are right to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties.

- James Madison

All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult - to begin a war and to end it.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.

- Marianne Williamson

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

- Marianne Williamson

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.

- William Morris

Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.”

- Kurt Cobain

Let me be a free man - free to travel, free to stop, free to work.

- Chief Joseph

Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.

- Margaret Mead

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

- Harriet Tubman

The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them.

- Lenny Bruce

An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.

- Nick Cave

No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.

- Gloria Steinem

A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.

- Cyrano de Bergerac

It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.

- Daniel Webster

Bill Rehnquist makes Barry Goldwater look like a liberal.

- John Dean

We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves.

- Rita Hayworth

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

- Rollo May

People are constantly clamoring for the joy of life. As for me, I find the joy of life in the hard and cruel battle of life - to learn something is a joy to me.

- J. August Strindberg

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.

- Adolf Hitler

I think there's some connection between absolute discipline and absolute freedom.

- Alan Rickman

A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative, who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.

- Jacques Barzun

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.

- David Lloyd George

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.

- David Lloyd George

Liberal soccer moms are precisely as likely to receive anthrax in the mail as to develop a capacity for linear thinking.

- Ann Coulter

Political debate with liberals is basically impossible in America today because liberals are calling names while conservatives are trying to make arguments.

- Ann Coulter

Usually the nonsense liberals spout is kind of cute, but in wartime their instinctive idiocy is life-threatening.

- Ann Coulter

We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism, and they don't want to fight it. They would, except it would put them on the same side as the United States.

- Ann Coulter

Whenever a liberal begins a statement with 'I don't know which is more frightening,' you know the answer is going to be pretty clear.

- Ann Coulter

While the form of treachery varies slightly from case to case, liberals always manage to take the position that most undermines American security.

- Ann Coulter

There are no more liberals They've all been mugged.

- James Q. Wilson

There aren't any liberals left in New York. They've all been mugged by now.

- James Q. Wilson

But the whole point of liberation is that you get out. Restructure your life. Act by yourself.

- Jane Fonda

In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.

- Luigi Pirandello

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