Freedom Quotes

The breath of an aristocrat is the death rattle of freedom.

Karl Georg Bchner

Dissent is the mark of freedom.

Jacob Bronowski

If freedom is to be saved and enlarged, poverty must be ended. There is no other solution.

Aneurin Bevan

Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

Words like freedom, justice, democracy are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.

James Baldwin

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.

Dag Hammarskjld

The most dangerous diminutions of freedom come from those who are convinced of their moral rectitude.

Daniel John Hannan

...Fatherland without freedom and merit is a large word with little meaning.

Anders Chydenius

Freedom can be manifested only in the void of beliefs, in the absence of axioms, and only where the laws have no more authority than a hypothesis.

Emil Cioran

For you who no longer posses it, freedom is everything, for us who do, it is merely an illusion.

Emil Cioran

With respect to the question of relationships, my general view is that freedom means freedom for everyone. People...ought to be free to enter into any kind of relationship they want to.

Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney

Faced by the actual practice of freedom, the French and American revolutions would be forced to stand by their words.

William Seward Burroughs

There is simply no room left for 'freedom from the tyranny of government' since city dwellers depend on it for food, power, water, transportation, protection, and welfare. Your right to live where you want, with companions of your choosing, under laws to which you agree, died in the eighteenth century with Captain Mission. Only a miracle or a disaster could restore it.

William Seward Burroughs

And he moved the tyranny and suppression of freedom to his own country, and they called it the Patriot Act under the disguise of fighting terrorism.

Osama bin Laden

This is a profoundly important moment not just for the families of those who lost their lives on 9/11 and in al-Qaeda's other attacks but for people all over the world who want to build a common future of peace, freedom, and co-operation for our children.

Former US President Bill Clinton
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