Chinese English Dictionary

中文, 汉语, 漢語 - English

自由 in English:

1. liberty


at liberty
We are now forming a republican government. Real liberty is neither found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.
Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
Decency, security, and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen.
Liberty, as we all know, cannot flourish in a country that is permanently on a war footing, or even a near war footing. Permanent crisis justifies permanent control of everybody and everything by the agencies of central government.
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
Let's remember that it was a man from this state who first carried the banner of the Republican Party to the White House, a party founded on the values of self-reliance and individual liberty and national unity.
People need to express themselves; they cannot do so unless society allows them liberty to do so.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
All persons shall have full and free liberty of religious opinion; nor shall any be compelled to frequent or maintain any religious institution.

English word "自由"(liberty) occurs in sets:

国家,政治 - Country and politics