I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery.
Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.
Liberty is not to be found in any form of government;
she is in the heart of the free man; he bears her
with him everywhere.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract
The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master,
unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.
Jean Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract,