Freedom Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Freedom

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New ideas should confront old ideas. We must refer to the example of Europe. People have fought to make Europe what it is today. Freedom is not something that is served up on a plate.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


That profound night freedom was agreeable and exciting.
~By Carmen Laforet ~


Painters have always needed a sort of veil upon which they can focus their attention. It's as though the more fully the consciousness is absorbed, the greater the freedom of the spirit behind.
~By Bridget Riley ~


The most important issue we have to deal with is freedom of movement.
~By Anna Lindh ~


Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.
~By Ron Lewis ~


Let us prize our freedom; but not use our liberty for a cloak of maliciousness.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
~By Robert Frost ~


The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The Election Assistance Commission represents a major, unprecedented commitment from the federal government to sustained freedom and vibrant democracy. I am humbled by the prospect of being one its charter members.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice.
~By Robin Hayes ~


What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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 ~


We know we must win the war on terror to protect innocent people and the freedoms that define our way of life.
~By Doc Hastings ~


The Law of God reaches into every area of life, and it brings about incredible blessing and incredible freedom.
~By Randall Terry ~


It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


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 ~


Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


I say there is not more happiness for me than the freedom of my Homeland.
~By Islom Karimov ~


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 ~


None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
~By John Milton ~


The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices.
~By Richard Cobden ~


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


This is the first time in 10 years I don't know what I'm doing next, and I'm rather enjoying it. Soon I'll be climbing the walls no doubt, but right now, it's not clear, I'm just enjoying the freedom.
~By Sam Mendes ~


People should have freedom in their pilgrimages and tours. They should come and visit historical monuments and sites - let's say the sites around Iran - where they can easily engage in wide- scale contacts with others.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
~By Milton Friedman ~


The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself; that is not what I meant by freedom, it is only social progress.
~By Helene Deutsch ~


Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


When we are unwilling to draw clear moral lines between free societies and fear societies, when we are unwilling to call the former good and the latter evil, we will not be able to advance the cause of peace because peace cannot be disconnected from freedom.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


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


As we continue to fight the war on terror, we express our gratitude to our troops whose valor over the last three years provided freedom to the Iraqis, while protecting our liberty here at home.
~By Tim Murphy ~


You have the highest of human trusts committed to your care. Providence has showered on this favored land blessings without number, and has chosen you as the guardians of freedom, to preserve it for the benefit of the human race.
~By J. Reuben Clark ~


The Democratic Party will never desert the freedoms of our people under the guise of pretending to protect them.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


After the tragedy, New Yorkers are more united than ever in their vision, as well as in appreciation what living in freedom means - and that if we stand together, we can accomplish anything.
~By George Pataki ~


My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom.
~By Franz Boas ~


Pursuing your passion is fulfilling and leads to financial freedom.
~By Robert G. Allen ~


The current total of countries in the world with First Amendments is one. You have guaranteed freedom of speech. Other countries don't have that.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


I do most of my business on that dirty Internet that you were just talking about, where I find there is a lot of freedom to report exactly what I want.
~By Matt Drudge ~


I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security.
~By Bill Owens ~


I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity - and an obligation - to help them turn this desire into reality.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


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 ~


Freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot breathe.
~By David Sarnoff ~


Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


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


The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.
~By Johnny Carson ~


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 ~


He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


My M.O. over the years is that I make things better, where people give me that freedom.
~By Michael Ironside ~


For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains, from imprisonment, from enslavement by others. The rest is extension of this sense, or else metaphor.
~By Isaiah Berlin ~


But please know, whether you believe campaign contributions are speech or property, that I learned to love very dearly the right of free expression when I lived without that freedom for a while a long time ago.
~By John McCain ~


Our soldiers have nobly fought to protect freedom since our country's birth, and have fought to protect those that could not protect themselves, even in foreign lands when called upon.
~By John Linder ~


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 ~


My parents came to the United States in the early years of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World.
~By Daniel Nathans ~


I don't see any kind of mirror of power, male power, that is, as a form of liberation. I don't believe in an eye for an eye. I don't believe this is truly freedom.
~By Sandra Cisneros ~


And there are certain things, and they are evident, obviously, without being boring about it, but I mean obviously, the two evident and easy ones being Gandhi and Cry Freedom, there are things which I do care about very much and which I would like to stand up and be counted.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


We should seek international support for our mutual objectives abroad, in promoting freedom, democracy, respect for human rights, and also the elimination of weapons of mass destruction.
~By Robert Menendez ~


In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there's available... in America right now.
~By Merle Haggard ~


The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail, threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with the world's worst weapons.
~By George W. Bush ~


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


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


Most men, after a little freedom, have preferred authority with the consoling assurances and the economy of effort it brings.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
~By Mike Ferguson ~


We have built our State on the freedom of personal adventure.
~By John Grierson ~


We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment.
~By Gerry Adams ~


Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.
~By James F. Cooper ~


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 ~


I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school.
~By Alberto Salazar ~


I came out of the Soviet Union no longer a communist, because I believed in personal freedom.
~By Rose Wilder Lane ~


I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


I made a comfortable living for several years. I invested, and I protected myself, so I enjoy that freedom.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


The real cure for what ails our health care system today is less government and more freedom.
~By Steve Forbes ~


So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter's gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.
~By Yasser Arafat ~


Coercion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him.
~By Robert McNamara ~


The only freedom supposed to be left to the masses is that of grazing on the ration of simulacra the system distributes to each individual.
~By Michel De Certeau ~


Remember the refrain: We always build on the past; the past always tries to stop us. Freedom is about stopping the past, but we have lost that ideal.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


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 do think that our freedoms are at risk.
~By Clarence Thomas ~


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 ~


Even though we know freedom as an idea we're not really as free as we think we are.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


It is hard to know how many people do, but given that the people are so docile towards the rulers, nowadays, very few Americans show the passion for freedom that our forefathers had.
~By James Bovard ~


Freedoms, like privileges, prevail or are imperiled together You cannot harm or strive to achieve one without harming or furthering all.
~By Jose Marti ~


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


I lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom.
~By Boris Becker ~


To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values - above personal wealth, technical power and nationalism.
~By Herbert Read ~


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 ~


In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


Is Walt turning over in his grave? A man named Joe Roth runs Disney right now-he gave me the go-ahead and total freedom to do whatever I wanted to do.
~By Tim Robbins ~


I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


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


I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
~By Marilyn Monroe ~


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


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

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