Freedom Quotes

Fyodor dostoevsky - by interpreting freedom as the propagation and...
Robert jackson - the price of freedom of religion, or of speech,...

Those who enjoy such freedoms as we enjoy, forget in time that men died to earn them.
Franklin Roosevelt
Marilyn ferguson - ultimately we know deeply that the other side of...
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, Inaugural address, January 20, 1961
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 of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Evans
Freedom hath a thousand charms to show, That slaves however contented never know.
Cowpe
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield, July 12, 1880
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Bob Marley
The elective system... offered a bewildering freedom of choice, leaving some graduates with the impression that they had nibbled at dozens of canaps of knowledge and never had their fill.
Ted Morgan
Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind.
John Milton
In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food - Outside are only great stretches of freedom.
Nicanor Parra
Freedom and indedendence form my character.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Founder of modern Turkey 24. 04. 1921
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Thomas Jefferson
True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Albert Einstein
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. ... The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. Announcing blockade of Cuba.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus
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)
None can love freedom heartily but good men the rest love not freedom, but license.
John Milton
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
Alan Dean Foster "To the Vanishing Point".
The freedom of poetic license.
Cicero, Pro Publio Sestio
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - But that could change.
Dan Quayle, 5/22/89
The freedom fighters of Nicaragua... are the moral equal of our Founding Fathers and the brave men and women of the French Resistance.
Ronald Reagan
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of al evil, the sum of all blessings.
Carl Sandburg
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
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
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
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
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
It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag.
Zell Mille
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
Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.
William James
I want freedom for the full expression on my personality.
Mahatma Gandhi
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
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly... it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated.
Thomas Paine
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
Bertrand Russell
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt