And what is liberty whose very name makes the heart beat faster and shakes the world? Is it not the union of all liberties – liberty of conscience of education of association of the press of travel or labor or trade?

Frederic Bastiat Education Quote

In short is not liberty the freedom of every person to make full use of his faculties so long as he does not harm other persons while doing so?

Frederic Bastiat Freedom Quote

Government is the great fiction through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.

Frederic Bastiat Government Quote

The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else.

Frederic Bastiat Great Quote

Is not liberty the destruction of all despotism – including of course legal despotism?

Frederic Bastiat Legal Quote