Freedom Quotes

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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

Telling the truth will lead you to freedom telling the lies will lead you to slavery.
Jameson Green
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt
Laughter is the first evidence of freedom.
Rosario Castellanos
Conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy

A society like ours, which professes no one religion and has allowed all religions to decay, which indulges freedom to the point of license and individualism to the point of anarchy, needs all the support that responsible, cultivated homes can furnish. I hope your generation will provide a firmer shelter for civilized standards.
Alan Simpson
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
Benjamin Cardozo
On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that all their efforts shall not have been in vain.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
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
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
Erich Fromm
All we have of freedom - - All we use or know - - This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago.
Kipling
A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth.
Henrik Ibsen
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
Bertrand Russell
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 measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life.
Jimmy Carte
War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength.
George Orwell, Book "1984".
Politics is the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.
Barry Goldwate
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
We gain freedom when we have paid the full price...
Rabindranath Tagore
While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State.
Lenin, "State and Revolution", 1919
Some people surrender their freedom willingly but others are forced to surrender it. Imprisonment begins with birth. Society, parents they refuse to allow you to keep the freedom you were born with. There are subtle ways to punish a person for daring to feel. You see that everyone around you has destroyed his true feeling nature. You imitate what you see.
Jim Morrison
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson
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
Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.
A. J. Liebling
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
Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Abraham Lincoln
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of al evil, the sum of all blessings.
Carl Sandburg
Statesmen may plan and speculate for liberty but it is religion and morality alone that can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand.
John Adams
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
Freedom is a clear conscience.
Periande
I want freedom for the full expression on my personality.
Mahatma Gandhi
Just living is not enough, said the Butterfly. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Anderson
God is not merely interestd in the freedom of brown men, yellow men, red men and black men. He is interested in the freedom of the whole human race.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
Albert Camus
Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Mortimer Adle
The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom...
Bell Hooks
The freedom of poetic license.
Cicero, Pro Publio Sestio