Education is the most powerful weapon you can choose to change the world.
To overthrow oppression has been sanctioned by humanity and is the highest aspiration of every free man.
from Jean-Luc Picard in Season 4 Episode 21 (Series quote) Star Trek
With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.
(Game quote) Assassin's Creed
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
, Inauguration Speech, 21st January 2013 Barack Obama
For history tells us that while these truths may be self-evident, they have never been self-executing; that while freedom is a gift from God, it must be secured by His people here on Earth.
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
, über Gaddafis Tod Barack Obama
For the region, today's events prove once more, that the rule of an iron fist inevitably comes to an end.
They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
, Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Martin Luther King
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
(Inauguration Speech) Barack Obama
[..] know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy.