Freedom Quotes

John f. kennedy - and so, my fellow americans ask not what your...
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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)
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The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.
Eric Sevareid
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

Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.
Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen.
Samuel Adams
Coersion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him.
Ronald Reagan
Freedom and indedendence form my character.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 24. 04. 1921
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt
I love freedom for what I can do with it, I hate freedom for what I have done with it.
Christian Longe
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Cicero
This institution will be based upon the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.
Thomas Jefferson
The greatest lesson we can learn from the past... is that freedom is at the core of every successful nation in the world.
Frederick Chiluba
Politics is the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.
Barry Goldwate
Solitude is the beginning of all freedom.
William Orville Douglas
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
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Thomas Jefferson
The way to final freedom is within thy self.
The Book of the Golden Precepts
Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom at all, because the mind is never new, fresh, innocent.
Krishnamurti
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Speech, September 22, 1936
While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State.
Lenin, "State and Revolution", 1919
Freedom is from within.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
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
The aim of sadism is to transform a man into a thng, something animate into something inanimate, since by complete and absolute control the living loses one essential quality of life - Freedom.
Erich Fromm
Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.
John Adams
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
Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just... in between. I want the freedom to try everything.
Jim Morrison
Statesmen may plan and speculate for liberty but it is religion and morality alone that can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand.
John Adams
Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.
Heinrich Heine
Freedom is a package deal - with it comes responsibilities and consequences.
Author Unknown
Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.
William James
Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
John G. Riefenbake
The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within.
Mahatma Gandhi