Freedom Quotes

Albert einstein - everything that is really great and inspiring is...
Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.
Charles Lindbergh

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
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Thomas Jefferson
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

We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.
John F. Kennedy
A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.
Benjamin Franklin
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 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
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 all is essential to my freedom.
Mikhail Bakunin
Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus
Freedom is the opportunity to make decisions...
Kenneth Hildebrand
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
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson
Art lives where absolute freedom is because when it is not, there can be no creativity.
Bruce Lee
The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage.
Thucydides
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 Fitzgerald Kennedy
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom.
Pesach Sede
The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom.
Justice William O. Douglas
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
There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who renounces possessions.
Anais Nin
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
Benjamin Cardozo
While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State.
Lenin, "State and Revolution", 1919
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Freedom is the right to say two plus two make four. If granted, all else follows.
George Orwell
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
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.
Eric Sevareid
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
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 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
Freedom is a clear conscience.
Periande
Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.
Ronald Reagan
Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
Robert Francis Kennedy
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
The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Men want the same thing from women that they want from their underwear... a little support, comfort, and freedom.
Jerry Seinfeld
Men want the same thing from women and their underwear: support, comfort, and freedom.
Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld