Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them -- and then, the opportunity to choose.
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too.
Freedom is first of all a responsibility before the God from whom we come.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
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.
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
A people who are united and determined about its aim create history.
Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.
The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.
True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence.
I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... and other people would be also free.
Fearless self-honesty is the secret corner stone of true self-freedom.
We buy our way out of jail but we can't buy freedom,We buy a lot of clothes when we don't really need them,Things we buy to cover up what's inside.
People have been taught to expect far more from government than from freedom.
Citizens should distrust politicians who distrust freedom.
I have carried this abscess too far, Tunisia is going through a difficult period. Freedom is dangerous.
We pledge that we will confront the invaders, ... lose any hope in accomplishing what they were driven to by the criminal Zionists and others with their agendas.
Freedom begins between the ears.
Both are torn halves of an integral freedom, to which however they do not add up.
Wide open and unguarded stand our gates, Named of the four winds, North, South, East and West; Portals that lead to an enchanted land Here, it is written, Toil shall have its wage And Honor honor, and the humblest man Stand level with the highest in the law. Of such a land have men in dungeons dreamed And with the vision brightening in their eyes Gone smiling to the fagot and the sword. O Liberty, white Goddess! is it well To leave the gates unguarded? On thy breast Fold Sorrows children, soothe the hurts of Fate, Lift the down-trodden, but with hand of steel Stay those who to thy sacred portals come To waste the gifts of Freedom.
We are, heart and soul, friends to the freedom of the press...It is a precious pest, and a necessary mischief, and there would be no liberty without it.
Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
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