Freedom Quotes

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Freedom of the press in Britain means freedom to print such of the proprietor's prejudices as the advertisers don't object to
Hannen Swaffer

The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom: it is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt

Every farewell combines loss and new freedom.
Mason Cooley

This story is about truth, beauty, freedom; but above all things, this story is about love
Moulin Rouge

Writing is a form of personal freedom. It frees us from the mass identity we see all around us. In the end, writers will write not to be outlaw heroes of some underculture but mainly to save themselves, to survive as individuals.
Don DeLillo

Bred in the lap of Republican Freedom
William Godwin

The enemies of Freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot (End of an Age)
William Ralph Inge

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
Lord Byron

It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive.
Thomas Mann

It [racism] is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out.
Pierre Berton

The only certain freedom's in departure.
Robert Frost

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Dwight Eisenhower

The freedom that women were supposed to have found in the Sixties largely boiled down to easy contraception and abortion; things to make life easier for men, in fact
Julie Burchill

I do not want it [the Freedom of Information Act] to be a political football. I do not want the fuss about the way the political parties are using it to obliterate what it's really about.
John Major

Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Cicero

The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
Harry S Truman

The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
Bernard Baruch

The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.
Emma Goldman

The Internet offers authors and their readers a new diversity of opportunities and freedom
Frederick Forsyth

Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main ballpark.
Walter Lippmann

We clearly realize that freedom's inner kingdom cannot be touched by exterior attacks.
Vernon Howard

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
Milton Friedman

Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
Alan Foster

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Jim Morrison

The idea that men are created free and equal is both true and misleading: men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other.
David Riesman

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson

When you realise what life would be like without the freedoms that we in the West take for granted every day, you realise just how miserable half of human existence has been.
Jim Gibbons

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt

Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.
Graham Greene

Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.
Michel Aoun

In the last few days when I was not even the manager of England my freedom was taken away from me and that is not the coaching I am used to.
Luiz Felipe Scolari

Bisexuality means I am free and I am as likely to want to love a woman as I am likely to want to love a man, and what about that? Isn't that what freedom implies?
June Jordan

Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
Hannah Arendt

Freedom of love is freedom to say yes to many lovers.
Brigitte Boisselier

Those who profess to favour freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning.
Frederick Douglass

You are a slave, no liberty, no freedom, no democracy, no human rights [on Makelele]
Jose Mourinho

All of us, from time to time, need a plunge into freedom and novelty, after which routine and discipline will seem delightful by contrast
Andre Maurois

Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
Nelson Mandela

There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science.
J Robert Oppenheimer

A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.
Stanley Kubrick

The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedoms.
William O Douglas

English culture has always allowed room for the freedom to express, especially through fashion, and the punk era has remained a strong influence on British attitudes, art and music.
Shaun Leane

For more than 20 years, on every one of the great issues of freedom and security, John Kerry has been more wrong, more weak and more wobbly than any other national figure.
Zell Miller

War continues in Iraq. They're calling it Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Jay Leno

Our forbears worked hard this difficult land, and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency.
James H Douglas

Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
Hannah Arendt

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Ronald Reagan

I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
Simone De Beauvoir

Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind.
Lord Byron



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