Freedom Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Freedom

Read This: Virtue Quotes And Sayings

The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
~By Michael Korda ~


If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


When people say 'What are underground comics?' I think the best way you can define them is just the absolute freedom involved... we didn't have anyone standing over us.
~By Robert Crumb ~


Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
~By Luis Bunuel ~


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 ~


I call it small government, grass-roots activism: The Tea Party activists are a part of it, FreedomWorks is part of it. FreedomWorks is the longest-standing, most active organization within this movement.
~By Dick Armey ~


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


As people grow up and they want more freedom, it's on an individual basis, children want to have more freedom, you've got to allow that, so how do you balance it. I would say let it evolve, move as quickly or slowly as people would like to move.
~By Goh Chok Tong ~


Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


If we expose the Chinese to our freedoms, it may create a greater hunger for democracy, reform and liberties in China.
~By Gary Locke ~


That the Op-Ed page is very important in readers' and the nation's perception of the Times, the perception of its editorial positions, and of its implicit editorial positions as expressed by the publisher's choice of people who are given the freedom to write opinion columns.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect.
~By Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao ~


If the evens of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American - our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that.
~By Jon Stewart ~


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


School gives you the freedom to explore different philosophies, religions, aspects of yourself, and subjects.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


For us, holding on to religious rules, and following them, and refraining from what's forbidden, and being diligent with our duties, what do we call that? That's what we call freedom.
~By Muqtada al Sadr ~


Roosevelt talked not only about Freedom from Fear, but also Freedom from Want.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


If freedom's best friends cannot unify around a realistic, actionable program of fundamental change, one that attracts and persuades a broad majority of our fellow citizens, big change will not come.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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 ~


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


I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and from the ruinous arms race. It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated from freedom which is the right of every nation. This I desire and for this I pray.
~By Lech Walesa ~


I want freedom and I realize that the only way to get it is to quit breaking the law.
~By Gary Gilmore ~


I think that the basic philosophy was very good. It was just be nice to each other, and don't step on other people's toes and infringe on their freedom.
~By Kevin Ayers ~


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.
~By Barack Obama ~


Whatever your image is, it's probably not you, but it affords you the freedom to live up to it.
~By Macy Gray ~


Trade creates jobs and lifts people out of poverty. And when that happens, societies stabilize and grow. And there is nothing like a stable society to fight terrorism and strengthen democracy, freedom and rule of law.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
~By Jim Morrison ~


I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.
~By Eminem ~


Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor, the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


With representation there to do the speaking, the guilty are suddenly given the freedom that comes with hiding behind the fact that they never said that - in fact, they never said anything!
~By Michael Musto ~


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


As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important for the United States to monitor the situation in the Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan is not forced into a position which would endanger its freedom or its democracy.
~By Jim Costa ~


There is something akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you, except that which he gains by kindness and attachment.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


Freedom - an occupied space which must be reoccupied every day.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in.
~By Bill Gates ~


With this realization, came a growing need for men and women willing to take up arms in an effort to protect our American way of life and the freedoms so many of our ancestors died to entrench.
~By Jim Walsh ~


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 ~


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 ~


You cannot expect so much freedom in a land of 1.3 billion people.
~By Alex Chiu ~


It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
~By Benjamin Britten ~


True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


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 ~


While it may take generations of nurturing, nations founded on and grounded in freedom will eventually overcome and prosper. Once free, folks rarely accept anything less, and that includes Iraqis.
~By Trent Lott ~


If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Liberty, freedom and democracy are very fuzzy words, but human rights is very specific.
~By Joichi Ito ~


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 ~


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 ~


The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.
~By Jim Morrison ~


If I can feel freedom then I can create.
~By Marc Newson ~


The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
~By Titus Livius ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I like repressed characters. That gives me a lot of freedom to make a lot of different choices through subtleties.
~By Jeremy Renner ~


Freedom and Justice are twin sisters.
~By Friedrich Ebert ~


137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
~By Doc Hastings ~


The road to freedom must be uphill, even if it is arduous and frustrating.
~By Andrew Goodman ~


The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.
~By Johnny Depp ~


The idea of working with Steven Spielberg was very attractive. He's such a master. He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking, which gives him a great freedom.
~By Max von Sydow ~


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 ~


Will they attack us? Yes. Will they smear our backgrounds and distort our records? Undoubtedly. Will they lie about us, harass our families, namecall to try to intimidate us? They will. There's nothing safe about it. But is it worth it? Well, let me ask you. Is freedom worth it? Is America worth it?
~By Christine O'Donnell ~


Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the end of achieving a free society.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


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 ~


I felt extremely uncomfortable as the focal point, in the spotlight. I really like the behind the scenes role, because all my freedom is there.
~By Brian Eno ~


We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.
~By Barbara Ehrenreich ~


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 ~


Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
~By Taslima Nasrin ~


A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
~By Milton Friedman ~


Because if you lived, as I did, several years under Nazi totalitarianism, and then 20 years in communist totalitarianism, you would certainly realize how precious freedom is, and how easy it is to lose your freedom.
~By Milos Forman ~


I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
~By Malcolm X ~


Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


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 ~


I didn't end up going bankrupt... I made some great investments and I held on to my money, which also enables me to have the freedom to do what I want now. But it's not about finances. No matter what, it's about keeping it real.
~By Vanilla Ice ~


For more than 20 years, on every one of the great issues of freedom and security, John Kerry has been more wrong, more weak and more wobbly than any other national figure.
~By Zell Miller ~


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 envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters, where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason. It's freedom of participation absolutely realized.
~By Matt Drudge ~


Ironically, it is exactly because we are a city that embraces freedom, that welcomes everyone and encourages their dreams, that New York remains on the front lines in the war on terror.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


In The Police, in a trio situation - which I've come back to now - it's just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain freedom.
~By Andy Summers ~


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 ~


As precious as life itself is our heritage of individual freedom, for man's free agency is a God-given gift.
~By David O. McKay ~


All that money stuff was so strange; all it ever meant to me was freedom from worry. I'm happier now than I've ever been but I still wish I had that money.
~By Dana Plato ~


A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
~By Bodhidharma ~


And I have been able to give freedom and life which was acknowledged in the ecstasy of walking hand in hand across the most beautiful bridge of the world, the cables enclosing us and pulling us upward in such a dance as I have never walked and never can walk with another.
~By Hart Crane ~


If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened, democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk.
~By Gary Ackerman ~


Today, our brave military men and women, just as those who have gone before them, stand on alert, securing freedom at home and guarding the innocent abroad.
~By Conrad Burns ~


There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
~By William E. Gladstone ~


Freedom. It's not something you go out and die for.
~By Jack Bowman ~


A lot of people out there pay good lip service to the idea of personal freedom... right up to the point that someone tries to do something that they don't personally approve of.
~By Neal Boortz ~


Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


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

Read This: Contentment Quotes And Sayings
March 2 ,2024
All content on this page is copyright protected by ispace1. No part of the content on this page should be copied or republished in any manner without obtaining our prior necessary written permission.
Related Articles
Sadness Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Sadness
Living Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Living
Class Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Class
Sharing Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Sharing
Paradoxes Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Paradoxes