Definitions: (1) the power to do as one pleases; the positive enjoyment of various social, political, or economic rights and privileges; the power of choice; (2) freedom from restraint <The body is at liberty when not confined or when no physical force operates to restrain its action or volition.>; (3) freedom from arbitrary or despotic control <The will or mind is at liberty when not coerced or checked.>
Derivation: Latin, “free”
Saying: To enjoy privilege without abuse, to have liberty without license, to possess power and steadfastly refuse to use it for self-aggrandizement – these are the marks of high civilization. — The Urantia Book (48:7.8)
Comment: Enduring liberty is based on intelligent, mature, fraternal, and equal justice.
Symbol: footwear [since slaves walked barefoot]