Freedom Quotes

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.

Clarence Darrow

Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons

George Bernard Shaw

None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.

Pearl S. Buck

Relationships-of all kinds-are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost.

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After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement.

Norman Thomas

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

Soren Kierkegaard

Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press.

Hugo Black

I do not believe we are all created equal. Physical and emotional differences, parental guidance, varying environments, being in the right place at the right time all play a role in enhancing or limiting development. But I do believe every man and woman, if given the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their potential, regardless of background, has the freedom to choose in our world. Will an individual be a taker or a giver in life? Will he be satisfied merely to exist, or will he seek a meaningful purpose? Will he dare to dream the impossible dream?

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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

Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.

Gen Michel Aoun

Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires

Bertrand Russell

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Jean-Paul Sartre

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.

Albert Einstein

Fearless self-honesty is the secret corner stone of true self-freedom.

Guy Finley

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose

Stephen R. Covey

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

Hannah Arendt

The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.

Saul Alinsky

We believe faith and freedom must be our guiding stars, for they show us truth, they make us brave, give us hope, and leave us wiser than we were.

Ronald Reagan

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.

Clarence Darrow

For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.

Simone de Beauvoir

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

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.

Albert Einstein
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