Freedom Quotes

C. s. lewis, the poison of subjectivism (from christian reflections; p. 108) - the very idea of freedom presupposes some...
Jim morrison - expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that,...

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Soren Kierkegaard
Mikhail bakunin - the freedom of all is essential to my freedom....
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well - wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.
John Quincy Adams
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Albert Einstein

Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight They never mention that part to us, do they.
George Carlin
Solitude is the beginning of all freedom.
William Orville Douglas
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Thomas Jefferson
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
Alan Dean Foster "To the Vanishing Point".
You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it.
Corazn Cojuangco Aquino
All we have of freedom - - All we use or know - - This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago.
Kipling
Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.
Charles Lindbergh
Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus
Freedom hath a thousand charms to show, That slaves however contented never know.
Cowpe
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.
Robert F. Bennett
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
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?
George Carlin
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
The way to final freedom is within thy self.
The Book of the Golden Precepts
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt
In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food - Outside are only great stretches of freedom.
Nicanor Parra
I want freedom for the full expression on my personality.
Mahatma Gandhi
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
Erich Fromm
The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom...
Bell Hooks
There can be no real individual freedom in the presence of economic insecurity.
Chester Bowles
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
Albert Camus
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of al evil, the sum of all blessings.
Carl Sandburg
The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.
Aung San Suu Kyi
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
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
Bertrand Russell
I believe that freedom is the deepest need of every human soul.
George W. Bush, Press Conference, White House, Tuesday, April 13, 2004
As it is an ancient truth that freedom cannot be legislated into existence, so it is no less obvious that freedom cannot be censored into existence.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Evans
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
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
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
So long as faith with freedom reigns And loyal hope survives, And gracious charity remains To leaven lowly lives; While there is one untrodden tract For intellect or will, And men are free to think and act, Life is worth living still.
Alfred Austin
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
For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability. Oppression became common, but stability never arrived. We must take a different approach. We must help the reformers of the Middle East as they work for freedom, and strive to build a community of peaceful, democratic nations.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004