Freedom Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Freedom

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Individual freedom is a Jewish idea, but it's one of the functions of Christianity to make this idea universal.
~By Michael Novak ~


From you we have learned what we, at least, value, to separate Church and State; and from you we gather inspiration at all times in our devotion to learning, to religious liberty, and to individual and National freedom.
~By Seth Low ~


Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.
~By Yahya Jammeh ~


Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom.
~By David Ogilvy ~


Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that's pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


Bondage is of the mind; freedom too is of the mind. If you say 'I am a free soul. I am a son of God who can bind me' free you shall be.
~By Ramakrishna ~


For more than two centuries since winning our own freedom, we the people of the United States have repeatedly answered the call to lead the quest for freedom around the globe.
~By Mac Thornberry ~


Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy, for instance, is a relatively young idea - only about 300 years old in this country.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


So sometimes the facts are good and sometimes the facts are bad, the important thing from the point of view of a principle as broad and important as freedom of speech is that the courts articulate and set forth in a very protective way what those principles are.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


There aren't traditions of freedom in a place like Iraq. They're going to have to come to grips with a concept that they hadn't been allowed to conceive before.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
~By A. Philip Randolph ~


This is an exciting time. I believe we stand at the edge of a new age - a Golden Age - of freedom that will rival any of the great eras of world history because it will be the entire world itself that is changing.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


I have always been a firm believer in the longstanding American principle of having the right to bear arms and I will remain committed to see that this freedom is not infringed upon, revoked, or limited in any way.
~By Jeff Miller ~


To me, freedom entitles you to do something, not to not do something.
~By Shel Silverstein ~


I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.
~By George W. Bush ~


There are those, I know, who will reply that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is. It is the American Dream.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


A man is either free or he is not. There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom.
~By Amiri Baraka ~


Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
~By Kris Kristofferson ~


I have complete freedom, and there's no way to get pigeonholed or bored. What could be better than that?
~By Richard Marx ~


As far as feeling freedom in my career now versus five years ago... I think if I feel any more free it's simply because of the experiences that I've had, and the wisdom I've accumulated from that time.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


Freedom of speech is always under attack by Fascist mentality, which exists in all parts of the world, unfortunately.
~By Lawrence Ferlinghetti ~


As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers.
~By David O. McKay ~


Many Americans don't have an understanding of the freedoms they regularly enjoy.
~By Dave Anderson ~


As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.
~By Steve Forbes ~


We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression.
~By Dario Fo ~


Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


As is the case with many Middle Eastern nations, women are nowhere near equal to men when it comes to basic freedoms and rights that we take for granted every day.
~By Ginny B. Waite ~


We must guard against the overreaching hand of big government trying to take away our freedom. And we must always protect the environment in a manner consistent with our values.
~By Steve Forbes ~


Both the American people and nations that censor the internet should understand that our government is committed to helping promote internet freedom.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase. The problem is to spend up our rate of social invention in the service of the welfare of all the people.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


There couldn't be better parents than mine, loving yet strict. They disciplined with love. A child without discipline is, in away, a lost child. You cannot have freedom without discipline.
~By Ricardo Montalban ~


The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality.
~By Tarja Halonen ~


There must be freedom for all to live, to think, to worship, no book, no avenue must be closed.
~By James Larkin ~


History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
~By Milton Friedman ~


Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


It's good that the first half of the speech emphasized freedom, because George W. Bush has been the global champion for freedom. As he said, if we don't fight tyranny it will not leave us alone in peace.
~By Ernest Istook ~


The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.
~By Saul Alinsky ~


I've got personal views on the '60s. You can't have freedom without paying the price for it.
~By James Lovelock ~


I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
~By Kate Adie ~


When we talk of freedom and opportunity for all nations, the mocking paradoxes in our own society become so clear they can no longer be ignored.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


I suffered evils, but without allowing them to rob me of the freedom to expand.
~By Gordon Parks ~


You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.
~By Malcolm X ~


When you're writing for newspapers you have all these parameters. You can't swear, you have to use short paragraphs, all that. If you stay within those parameters, you have lots of freedom because you're writing for the next day.
~By Chuck Klosterman ~


Women are allowed more freedoms and we're fighting for more freedoms, we're experiencing more freedoms won.
~By Pam Grier ~


America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.
~By Thomas Moore ~


My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love.
~By Yakov Smirnoff ~


If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
~By Malcolm X ~


The freedom that women were supposed to have found in the Sixties largely boiled down to easy contraception and abortion; things to make life easier for men, in fact.
~By Julie Burchill ~


These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious.
~By Ethan A. Hitchcock ~


You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love?
~By Lech Walesa ~


The fact is, beneath the hype, Iraqis will soon appreciate American help and idealism far more than French perfidy. It is never wrong to be on the side of freedom - never.
~By Victor Davis Hanson ~


I hope my work has inspired young artists. I have always tried to maintain my freedom as an artist and I feel it is one of the main reasons I have been successful.
~By Frank Frazetta ~


I believe in full freedom for Christians of all denominations.
~By Vladimir Zhirinovsky ~


A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


In the kingdom of consumption the citizen is king. A democratic monarchy: equality before consumption, fraternity in consumption, and freedom through consumption.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


The freedoms that people have that flow from all civic institutions fundamentally come from the success of a market system.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.
~By Bill Richardson ~


The great question, is there anything at all which is worth fighting such a war about, with the devastating loss it will bring? I believe yes, there are some freedoms which to sacrifice would be EVEN worse.
~By Anne Perry ~


Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
~By Michel Foucault ~


I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all about... Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important.
~By Nina Simone ~


For us democracy is a question of human dignity. And human dignity is political freedom.
~By Olof Palme ~


The claim that the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked because fundamentalists hate our prosperity and freedom is a ridiculous lie.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


I was 37 when my father died-and I no longer had any freedom of choice over what I would do with the rest of my life.
~By Paul Getty ~


All Americans value the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press, and I believe this is essential for our continued way of life. But with this freedom comes responsibility. That responsibility has been abdicated here by some in the media and some in the government.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting for his or her people's rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone.
~By Leonard Peltier ~


It seemed to be inadmissible to give in on such a fundamental point. This would have meant that any one who would have wanted to be a terrorist could gain eventually their freedom thanks to another kidnapping.
~By Robert Bourassa ~


How do you tell troops who volunteered to fight for our freedoms that the country they fought for won't take care of them when they come back? In the time of war our troops and their families are supposed to be our number one priority.
~By John Salazar ~


We shall not yield to violence. We shall not be deprived of union freedoms. We shall never agree with sending people to prison for their convictions.
~By Lech Walesa ~


But there is a corollary to freedom and that's personal responsibility, and the real challenge is how you generate that personal responsibility without imposing it.
~By Esther Dyson ~


We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles. We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations.
~By Jim DeMint ~


The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Germany's fate is decided first and foremost in Europe. Reconciliation and cooperation in Europe have brought us freedom, peace and prosperity. Who would have dared to believe so much 50 years ago?
~By Horst Koehler ~


When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
~By John Adams ~


Never, since the fall of communism, has it been so abundantly clear that an ethos exists, which is loath to accept the freedoms and prosperity we hold sacred in this nation.
~By Jim Walsh ~


The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom.
~By Milton Friedman ~


The American patriots of today continue the tradition of the long line of patriots before them, by helping to promote liberty and freedom around the world.
~By John Linder ~


Freedom is the recognition of necessity.
~By Friedrich Engels ~


It's insanity for a party that believes in freedom to allow some Republicans to seize an agenda that is totally alien to the agenda that was established in the election.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


The Internet offers authors and their readers a new diversity of opportunities and freedom.
~By Frederick Forsyth ~


I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.
~By Amir Butler ~


America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
~By John W. Gardner ~


I grew up with too much freedom. You can't define yourself.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech.
~By Stockwell Day ~


The law of the Creator, which invests every human being with an inalienable title to freedom, cannot be repealed by any interior law which asserts that man is property.
~By Salmon P. Chase ~


Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


You know the actor John Garfield? In one movie he walked up to this train station, the ticket booth, and the guy says, 'Yes, where are you going?' And he says, 'I want a ticket to nowhere.' I thought: that's it. The freedom to do that. I want a ticket to nowhere.
~By Wayne Shorter ~


People have given me the freedom and believe in me enough to say if I want to do these things that I will find a way to make it work. I don't know if they think I'm crazy, drug damaged or just an old weirdo.
~By Wayne Coyne ~

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