Quotations about Liberty and Power
The aim of our collection of Quotations About Liberty and Power is to explore what some key thinkers have to say about mankindʼs struggle for liberty against the individuals and institutions which sought to tax, regulate, control, enslave, conscript, or kill him or her.
This collection of over 600 quotations provides a valuable resource which shows the diversity and richness of these texts. Each quotation is accompanied by a brief introduction to the author, a short version of the quote, a longer version which places it in context, links to read further about the author, and a brief commentary on the significance of the quote.
Please see the complete list for further details.
- Best of Bastiat
- Classics of Liberty: The Enhanced Editions
- Forgotten Gems
- Gordon Discourses images
- Gordon’s Discourses on Tacitus and Sallust
- Images of Liberty and Power
- James Mill’s Political Works
- Quotations about Liberty and Power
- Readings from the OLL Reader
- Socialist Tracts
- Special Collections overview