Freedom Quotes

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

Bertrand Russell

Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.

Gen Michel Aoun

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

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

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.

Edward R. Murrow

The average man does not want to be free. He simply wants to be safe.

H. L. Mencken

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

If we do not believe in freedom of speech for those we despise we do not believe in it at all.

Noam Chomsky

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.

Noam Chomsky

Freedom lies in being bold.

Robert Frost

Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.

Rosa Luxemburg

To enjoy freedom, if the platitude is pardonable, we have of course to control ourselves. We must not squander our powers, helplessly and ignorantly, squirting half the house in order to water a single rose-bush; we must train them, exactly and powerfully, here on the very spot.

Virginia Woolf

Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.

Abraham Lincoln

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

He who is brave is free.

Seneca

There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.

Walter Cronkite

Freedom is a package deal - with it comes responsibilities and consequences

Unknown

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.

Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves

Friedrich Nietzsche

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear

George Orwell

The fact, in short, is that freedom, to be meaningful in an organized society must consist of an amalgam of hierarchy of freedoms and restraints.

Samuel Hendel

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.

Robert Frost

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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