"If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."William Lyon Mackenzie King on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."William Lyon Mackenzie King on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."William Lyon Mackenzie King on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."William Lyon Mackenzie King on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."William Lyon Mackenzie King on Mahatma Gandhi
"Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made."
"Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government, which sooner or later becomes autocratic government."
"Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile."