For some time to come, the delicate balance between freedom and security may have to shift … so that there can be more protection.
(Prime Minister Abbott, 22 September 2014)
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
(Benjamin Franklin, Reply to the Governor (1755)
War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
(President John F. Kennedy)