A society that puts equality...ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom
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
Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.
Freedom is coming to mean little more than the right to ask permission.
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
Freedom of speech is useless without freedom of thought.
Without Freedom of thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such thing as public Liberty, without Freedom of speech
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
This is a commonsense solution that gives the Senate more time to craft a consensus bill that will promote our security while preserving our freedom.
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.
Trust is not bound up with knowledge so much as it is with freedom, the openness to the unknown.
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.
Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.
In a totally sane society, madness is the only freedom.
Dissent is the mark of freedom.
The breath of an aristocrat is the death rattle of freedom.
The danger of freedom is real, but enforced safety reeks of a much more odious danger.
The difference between a terrorist and a freedom fighter is a matter of perspective: it all depends on the observer and the verdict of history.
He who does not enjoy solitude will not love freedom.
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.
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose