Freedom Quotes

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We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.
John F. Kennedy
Nicanor parra - in the cage there is food, not much, but there is...
After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement.
Norman Thomas
The freedom of poetic license.
Cicero, Pro Publio Sestio

They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, truth and duty.
Kahil Gibran, Spirits Rebellious
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.
Mark Twain
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.
Author Unknown
Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.
Charles Lindbergh
The case for trade is not just monetary, but moral. Economic freedom creates habits of liberty. And habits of liberty create expectations of democracy.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Bob Dylan
Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind.
John Milton
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Thomas Jefferson
What do you gain, Soviet Union, from this miserable policy Where is your decency Would it be a disgrace for you to give up this battle On suppression of freedom for Jews in the USSR.
Golda Mei
America is just the country that shows how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.
Peter Kropotkin
How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.
William Wordsworth
The deepest American dream is not the hunger for money or fame it is the dream of settling down, in peace and freedom and cooperation, in the promised land.
Scott Russell Sanders
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
Conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy
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 up to us.
A. J. Toynbee
War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength.
George Orwell, Book "1984".
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)
The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom.
Pesach Sede
When an American says that he loves his country, he... means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self - Respect.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill - Fated creature is born.
Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov".
Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Abraham Lincoln
Indignation boils my blood at the thought of the heritage we are throwing away; at the thought that, with few exceptions, the fight for freedom is left to the poor, forlorn and defenseless, and to the few radicals and revolutionaries who would make use of liberty to destroy, rather than to maintain, American institutions.
Arthur Garfield Hays
If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet renounce controversy are people who want crops without ploughing the ground.
Frederick Douglass 1817 - 1895
In a free state there should be freedom of speech and thought.
Tiberius
Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.
Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
James Madison
A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad.... Freedom is nothing else but a chance to bet better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse.
Albert Camus, Resistance, Rebellion and Death (1960)
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
Men want the same thing from women and their underwear: support, comfort, and freedom.
Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson
They do not leave home without American Express. ... Blame the moral carelessness that parents pass off as the gift of freedom as they cut their children loose like colorful kites and wish them an exciting flight.
Roger Rosenblatt
And so, my fellow americans ask not what your country can do for you - Ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
John F. Kennedy
The desire for freedom resides in every human heart. And that desire cannot be contained forever by prison walls, or martial laws, or secret police. Over time, and across the Earth, freedom will find a way.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004