Freedom Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Freedom

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As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a freedom or a confusion.
~By Jasper Johns ~


How often I have found that we grow to maturity not by doing what we like, but by doing what we should. How true it is that not every 'should' is a compulsion, and not every 'like' is a high morality and true freedom.
~By Karl Rahner ~


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 ~


Two hundred years ago, our precursors in Haiti struck a blow for freedom, which was heard around the world, and across centuries.
~By Baldwin Spencer ~


I've sold my soul for freedom. It's lonely but it's sweet.
~By Melissa Etheridge ~


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
~By James A. Garfield ~


We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally can and must be fought without resort to the Communist tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.
~By Thucydides ~


Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
~By Erich Fromm ~


The three main sources of scepticism are first, that not every people desires freedom; second, that democracy in certain parts of the world would be dangerous; and third, that there is little the world's democracies can do to advance freedom outside their countries.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth.
~By Margaret Walker ~


Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


The nice thing about the Bible is it doesn't give you too many facts. Two an a half lines and it tells you the whole story and that leaves you a great deal of freedom to elaborate on how it might have happened.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


I will never understand people who think that the way to show their righteous opposition to sexual freedom is to write letters full of filthy words.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


The best road to progress is freedom's road.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression.
~By Howard Zinn ~


It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


And we can celebrate when we have a government that has earned back the trust of the people it serves... when we have a government that honors our Constitution and stands up for the values that have made America, America: economic freedom, individual liberty, and personal responsibility.
~By John Boehner ~


The first of all commodities to be exchanged is labour, and the freedom of man consists only in the exercise of the right to determine for himself in what manner his labour shall be employed, and how he will dispose of its products.
~By Henry Charles Carey ~


It could be my British need for discipline that makes me admire the American appetite for freedom and passion.
~By Steve Winwood ~


Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush, each pursuing his own best interest in a society that believes in the freedom of the commons.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


The challenge as we saw in the Nigerian project was to restructure the economy decisively in the direction of a modern free market as an appropriate environment for cultivation of freedom and democracy and the natural emergence of a new social order.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


I think the definition of an artist is not necessarily tied into excellence or talent; an artist is somebody who, if you took away their freedom to make art, would lose their mind.
~By Richard Price ~


Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion. The idea that we want to see the world, the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
~By Joe Biden ~


We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature, and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free.
~By Jim DeMint ~


The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


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 ~


The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


There is nothing wrong with intellectual differences flowing from freedom of thought as long as such differences remain confined to intellectual debates.
~By Pervez Musharraf ~


I think we're struggling with trying to redefine various positions at this point in history. To allow freedom for women, freedom for men, freedom from those sharply defined gender roles.
~By Fred Ward ~


If you don't mind haunting the margins, I think there is more freedom there.
~By Colin Firth ~


Man should be master of his environment, not its slave. That is what freedom means.
~By Anthony Eden ~


To say that any people are not fit for freedom, is to make poverty their choice, and to say they had rather be loaded with taxes than not.
~By Thomas Paine ~


On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings.
~By Nellie Bly ~


A free economy is as essential to society as democratic political institutions. A strong market-based economy is the fertile ground for democratic freedoms that we think are important.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
~By Bob Dylan ~


While we enjoy the benefits of living in the greatest democracy in the world, we must be ever conscious of the fact that none of the achievements or freedoms enjoyed in America would be possible without the price that has been paid for by our servicemen and women.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


Freedom - to walk free and own no superior.
~By Walt Whitman ~


It is very easy to make clear what you want a film to say, but I did not wish to engage in overt propaganda, even for the right cause. I wanted to create an experience through the films, something where people could have the freedom of their own response to them.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
~By Epictetus ~


One of the things that bothers me most is the growing belief in the country that security is more important than freedom. It ain't.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


One man's blasphemy doesn't override other people's free-speech rights, their freedom to publish, freedom of thought.
~By Dan Savage ~


I should like to be remembered as the man who raised a voice against... placing limitations on the freedom of the individual.
~By Dennis Chavez ~


But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and it may exist even when the body is in bondage.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


I don't have to 'freedom-kiss' my wife when what I really want to do is French-kiss her.
~By Woody Allen ~


Wherever it is resisted, slaver dies away and freedom grows.
~By Henry Charles Carey ~


I think the American people have become more reliant upon government and less reliant upon themselves and that they now tend to put security ahead of freedom, but I think freedom is the most important aspect of our lives.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind. Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don't know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


I invested, and I protected myself, so I enjoy that freedom.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
~By Winston Churchill ~


My feeling about him is that the America that we have today, the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have, are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions, his vision, and his toughness.
~By Gregory Peck ~


The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people.
~By Joe Baca ~


Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life that it shall yield them any of those personal goods that are subject to the mutations of time.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


He hath freedom whoso beareth clean and constant heart within.
~By Quintus Ennius ~


The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.
~By James Truslow Adams ~


What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


For the freedoms our founding fathers not only dreamed about, but made into reality. It is that same pursuit of freedom today that is helping to make our world a safer place.
~By John M. McHugh ~


Men must stop being jealous of their power and generously allow freedom and responsibility to others. The reward is harmonious families and society.
~By Delphine de Girardin ~


Unfortunately, the media, which are not at all reluctant to act in their own self-interest, have succeeded in equating reform in the public mind with further restrictions on just about everyone else's freedom of political speech.
~By James L. Buckley ~


Freedom is such a gift.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


Fulfill - you can far more than fulfill - the brightest anticipations of those who, in the name of human freedom, and in the face of threats that have ripened into terrible realities since, fought that battle which placed you where you now stand.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


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 ~


Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage, or strike it from your banners and substitute 'Freedom and Power to one half of society, and Submission and Slavery to the other.'
~By Ernestine Rose ~


You cannot parcel out freedom in pieces because freedom is all or nothing.
~By Tertullian ~


In our excessive involvement in the affairs of other countries, we are not only living off our assets and denying our own people the proper enjoyment of their resources; we are also denying the world the example of a free society enjoying its freedom to the fullest.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


Well, since I produce and pay for my own albums, it is the ultimate freedom.
~By George Duke ~


This freedom of political discussion on the highest level is something which Western civilization has in common with that of classical antiquity, but with no other.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


My reasons for declaring a sexual preference had to do less with the pursuit of personal freedom than with the lust for pure shock value.
~By Lance Loud ~


The terrorist attacks upon our country changed the way that we live forever and provided us with a cruel reminder that freedom and liberty have a price.
~By Jo Ann Davis ~


While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism.
~By Madeleine Albright ~


Certainly one of the more common experiences in the jazz field is discovering someone new. Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travelers, voyagers. We want to join in on whatever we hear. There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape.
~By Gary Burton ~


We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed; but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency.
~By Henry Charles Carey ~


Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
~By Albert Camus ~


If it's total freedom, I guess the ultimate thing you can go into is total silence between the audience and performer, with the performer projecting something he doesn't even have to play.
~By Alice Cooper ~


We can demonstrate, by our own example, how E.U. freedoms, including the freedom of nationals of other E.U. countries to come and work here, has enabled us to expand our economy.
~By John Bruton ~


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 ~


All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.
~By Isabel Allende ~


Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


Freedom is from within.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


All Americans and freedom-loving people around the world owe President Reagan our deepest gratitude for his strong, principled leadership that ended the Cold War and brought freedom to millions of people.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg.
~By Gresham Barrett ~


What do you think, that a dollar in a savings account is freedom? Maybe you have understood nothing I have said.
~By Klaus Kinski ~


I don't like freedom jazz - I think it's void of roots and void of foundation.
~By George Shearing ~


Freedom is coming to mean little more than the right to ask permission.
~By Joseph Sobran ~


That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
~By Lester Maddox ~


The Western world, the free world, loses what it cherishes most, and that is freedom and liberty we've seen for a couple of hundred years in this grand experiment that we call democracy.
~By Tommy Franks ~


Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out.
~By Pierre Berton ~


The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
~By Willa Cather ~


The free man must be born before freedom can be won, and the brotherly man must be born before full brotherhood can be won. It will come into being only if we build it out of our very muscle and bone - by trying to act it out.
~By Barbara Deming ~


Charles was very intent to use his years as Prince of Wales to make his mark while he still had freedom of maneuver that he wouldn't have as King. The first subject he really went for was architecture. It made an impact.
~By Anthony Holden ~


If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


But on the other side I am very glad that I can at least enjoy some freedom.
~By Mordechai Vanunu ~


Books that distribute things... with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again.
~By Marsilio Ficino ~

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