Freedom Quotes

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Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty
Frank Herbert

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

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

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

We do restrict so-called reproductive freedom. We do not allow polygamy, we do not allow incest, we do not allow the buying and selling of babies.
Leon Kass

The laws of cricket tell of the English love of compromise between a particular freedom and a general orderliness, or legality.
Neville Cardus

The freedom of the press works in such a way that there is not much freedom from it.
Grace Kelly

I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
James Madison

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
Clarence Darrow

Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to-letting a person be what he really is.
Jim Morrison

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

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

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
A J Liebling

I can remember when Democrats believed that it was the duty of America to fight for freedom over tyranny.
Zell Miller

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

Freedom is not enough.
Lyndon Johnson

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

There are some great points about having so many freedoms as we do in the US, but the downside is people get in who are not deserving of those freedoms and endanger us all.
Sam Graves

While the right to talk may be the beginning of freedom, the necessity of listening is what makes the right important
Walter J Lippmann

Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.
Pope John Paul II

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.
Alice Walker

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

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

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

It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.
Rollo May

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

Democratic communities have a natural taste for freedom: left to themselves they will seek it, cherish it, and view any deprivation of it with regret. But for equality their passion is ardent, insatiable, incessant, invincible: they call for equality in freedom; and if they cannot obtain that, they still call for equality in slavery.
Tocqueville

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

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

The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people co-operate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom.
Milton Friedman

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

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

I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
Harriet Tubman

A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.
Frank Lloyd Wright

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

Freedom begins as we become conscious of it.
Vernon Howard

Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.
Graham Greene

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

Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.
Rosa Luxemburg

A growing number of young women who have the freedom to decide have decided that their career can wait, and the delicious early years of their children's lives can't. [quite right too!]
Suzanne Fields

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

How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.
Soren Kierkegaard

Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.
Jeffrey Borenstein

There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
Erich Fromm

Defender and promoter of freedom and democracy [on George W Bush]
Silvio Berlusconi

We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
Herbert Spencer

Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.
Charles Peguy

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

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



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