Freedom Quotes

James arthur baldwin - freedom is not something that anybody can be...
Charles haddon spurgeon - i do not come into this pulpit hoping that...

Art lives where absolute freedom is because when it is not, there can be no creativity.
Bruce Lee
Alan simpson - a society like ours, which professes no one...
The price of freedom of religion, or of speech, or of the press, is that we must put up with a good deal of rubbish.
Robert Jackson
The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.
Cicero

Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi
Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.
Heinrich Heine
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
Erich Fromm
We first have to find the way of freedom from involvement before we can introduce freedom in involvement.
Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Mortimer Adle
Men want the same thing from women that they want from their underwear... a little support, comfort, and freedom.
Jerry Seinfeld
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State.
Lenin, "State and Revolution", 1919
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
Alan Dean Foster "To the Vanishing Point".
History suggests that Capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom.
Milton Friedman
Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.
Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein
A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth.
Henrik Ibsen
Freedom is the opportunity to make decisions...
Kenneth Hildebrand
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Speech, September 22, 1936
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
The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom.
Pesach Sede
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Peter Ustinov
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
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will Lose its freedom and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too.
W. Somerset Maugham
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt
The freedom of poetic license.
Cicero, Pro Publio Sestio
The Price Of Freedom Is Eternal Vigilance.
Thomas Jefferson
We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves that is our only commitment to others.
John F. Kennedy
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt
We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Coersion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him.
Ronald Reagan
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
Even though I was their captive, the Indians allowed me quite a bit of freedom. I could walk about freely, make my own meals, and even hurl large rocks at their heads. It was only later that I discovered they were not Indians at all, but dirty clothes hampers.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The more freedom we enjoy, the greater the responsibility we bear, toward others as well as ourselves.
Oscar Arias Sanchez
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
People can be in general pretty well trusted, of course - - with the clock of their freedom ticking as loud as it seems to do here - - To keep an eye on the fleeting hour.
Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Fifth, Chapter 2