Freedom Quotes

Christian longe - i love freedom for what i can do with it, i hate...
Tiberius - in a free state there should be freedom of speech...

How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.
William Wordsworth
Scott russell sanders - the deepest american dream is not the hunger for...
If happiness truly consisted of physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.
William Lyon Phelps
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Mortimer Adle
Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.
Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein
The way to final freedom is within thy self.
The Book of the Golden Precepts
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
Freedom is the opportunity to make decisions...
Kenneth Hildebrand
I believe that freedom is the deepest need of every human soul.
George W. Bush, Press Conference, White House, Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.
Ronald Reagan
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
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
Cicero
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
Benjamin Cardozo
The freedom of poetic license.
Cicero, Pro Publio Sestio
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Bob Dylan
Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.
Anonymous
We hold in our hands, the most precious gift of all Freedom. The freedom to express our art. Our love. The freedom to be who we want to be. We are not going to give that freedom away and no one shall take it from us.
Andrew Schneide
We hold in our hands, the most precious gift of all: Freedom. The freedom to express our art. Our love. The freedom to be who we want to be. We are not going to give that freedom away and no one shall take it from us!
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Cicely, 1992
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
Alan Dean Foster "To the Vanishing Point".
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - But that could change.
Dan Quayle, 5/22/89
Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus
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
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
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Speech, September 22, 1936
The more freedom we enjoy, the greater the responsibility we bear, toward others as well as ourselves.
Oscar Arias Sanchez
I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage... What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom. The freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly think can break you.
Paula Giddings
We gain freedom when we have paid the full price...
Rabindranath Tagore
Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
John G. Riefenbake
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
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
By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
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
Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.
Charles Lindbergh
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill - Fated creature is born.
Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov".
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
Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.
Author Unknown