Freedom Quotes

William orville douglas - solitude is the beginning of all freedom....
Alfred austin - so long as faith with freedom reigns and loyal...

I am for freedom of religion, & against all maneuvres to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Elbridge Gerry, 1799
Heinrich heine - since the exodus, freedom has always spoken with...
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
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty.
Frank Herbert, Dune

The freedom of poetic license.
Cicero, Pro Publio Sestio
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
War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength.
George Orwell, Book "1984".
Land and Freedom!
Emiliano Zapata
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
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
Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus
There can be no real individual freedom in the presence of economic insecurity.
Chester Bowles
We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.
John F. Kennedy
Men want the same thing from women that they want from their underwear... a little support, comfort, and freedom.
Jerry Seinfeld
The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom.
Justice William O. Douglas
Those who enjoy such freedoms as we enjoy, forget in time that men died to earn them.
Franklin Roosevelt
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
Benjamin Cardozo
I express many absurd opinions, but I am not the first man to do it American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
Edgar Watson Howe
Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom at all, because the mind is never new, fresh, innocent.
Krishnamurti
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Mortimer Adle
I should wish to see a world in which education aimed at mental freedom rather than imprisoning the minds of the young in a rigid armor of dogma calculated to protect them though life against the shafts of impartial evidence.
Bertrand Russell, "Why I am Not a Christian".
Freedom is not something that anybody can be given Freedom is something that people take and people are as free as they want to be.
James Arthur Baldwin
We must determine whether we really want freedom - - whether we are willing to dare the perils of... rebirth... For we never take a step forward without surrendering something that we may have held dear, without dying to that which has been.
Virginia Hanson
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
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Cicero
Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
John G. Riefenbake
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
Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.
Author Unknown
While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State.
Lenin, "State and Revolution", 1919
History suggests that Capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom.
Milton Friedman
I want freedom for the full expression on my personality.
Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi
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 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
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)
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Evans
Conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy
Just living is not enough, said the Butterfly. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Anderson