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The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
Silvio Berlusconi

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

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

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate.
Adlai Stevenson

Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom.
David Ogilvy

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

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Soren Kierkegaard

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

Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.
Charles Lindbergh

Freedom: An occupied space which must be reoccupied every day.
John Ralston Saul

Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in dying completely.
Albert Camus

Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
Michel Foucault

You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
Malcom X

He hath freedom whoso beareth clean and constant heart within
Quintus Ennius

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Soren Kierkegaard

America was founded on the principle of freedom of speech.
Tom Ford

Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.
Frank Herbert

A standard bearer for freedom, even civilisation [on pornography]
Salman Rushdie

I believe there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those doing the oppressing. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the system of exploitation. I believe that there will be that kind of clash, but I dont think it will be based on the colour of the skinYou're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Malcom X

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change.
Dan Quayle

In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Peter Ustinov

I gave my life for freedom - This I know: For those who bade me fight had told me so. (Five Souls, 1971)
William Norman Ewer

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
Suze Orman

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Elbert Hubbard

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
Tacitus

A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
Bodhidharma

The word 'freedom' means for me not a point of departure but a genuine point of arrival. The point of departure is defined by the word 'order'. Freedom cannot exist without the concept of order.
Prince Metternich

What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist
Salman Rushdie

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate.
Adlai E Stevenson

The increasing influence of the Bible is marvelously great, penetrating everywhere. It carries with it a tremendous power of freedom and justice guided by a combined force of wisdom and goodness
David Moir

As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.
Arnold Toynbee

Freedom can be a frightening thing when you are not used to it.
Zana Muhsen

Bred in the lap of Republican Freedom
William Godwin

When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Pope John Paul II

The obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself.
Ruth Ginsburg

Guitar playing is a release, liberation, put simply it is freedom.
William Christopher Handy

Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
Alan Foster

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

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

Every farewell combines loss and new freedom.
Mason Cooley

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Martin Luther King

Schools should have the freedom to decide their own culture and ethos, determine their approach to discipline, own their land and buildings and decide their own admissions policy.
David Davis

...Natural freedoms are but just: There's something generous in mere lust. (A Ramble in St James Park)
John Wilmot

A good and faithful servant of God has been called home.

The world has lost a champion of peace and freedom. [on Pope John Paul II]
George W Bush

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

Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
Daniel Boorstin

We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Angela Davis

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

Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose
Kris Kristoffersen



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