10 Must-Read Freedom Quotes From Famous Americans

A resounding theme exists among men who rang the bell of freedom. From the 1700s to modern times, our most profound leaders have loudly proclaimed the requirements needed for freedom and liberty to flourish --- and why the price is high and worth the expense. Here are 10 powerful quotes from Americans who understood and valued freedom:

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become more corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”

---Benjamin Franklin

"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never be."

---Thomas Jefferson

“Without virtue there can be no liberty.”

---Benjamin Rush

“The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful and virtuous.”

---Frederick Douglass

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”

---Ronald Reagan

"Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature."

---Benjamin Franklin

“A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.”

---Milton Friedman

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

---Thomas Paine

"I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"

---Patrick Henry

"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."

---John F. Kennedy

Does parody even exist anymore? Filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently went to Yale University to ask students to sign his 'petition' to repeal the U.S. Constitution — and they actually did it!

Ami joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" recently to describe how this wasn't just a few people — this was 65 percent of those he asked, and NO ONE seemed to think it was a bad idea.

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The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

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With as much gas and oil as Texas has — and not to mention its own power grid — why in the world is Texas experiencing such bad power outages?

Center for Industrial Progress president and founder Alex Epstein joined "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" to lay out what he's found.

Alex said he believes the "fundamental" problem is "the insistence on using unreliable wind and solar energy instead of reliable energy from coal, nuclear, and natural gas." And soon, it may not be just Texas, as President Joe Biden pushes for 100% dependency on green energy nationwide. THAT is the "real lesson of Texas," he warned.

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