34 Quotes About Freedom

Quotes About Freedom

1. I want freedom for the full expression on my personality. – Mahatma Gandhi

2. The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within. – Mahatma Gandhi

3. Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. – Ronald Reagan

4. For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. – Nelson Mandela

5. 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. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

6. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. – Robert A. Heinlein

7. Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

9. Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. – Albert Camus

10. People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. – Soren Kierkegaard

11. You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness. – Robert Frost

12. Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you. – Jean-Paul Sartre

13. The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

14. The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can’t have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I’d rather not be in a cage. I’d rather be dead. And it’s real simple. And I think it’s not that uncommon. – Angelina Jolie

15. We must be willing to pay a price for freedom. – H. L. Mencken

16. Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people. – John Adams

17. Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship. – Patrick Henry

18. Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent. – Mike Tyson

19. Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else. – Epictetus

20. For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged. – Alice Walker

21. 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. – John Stuart Mill

22. Freedom is a man’s natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

23. I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free. – Nikos Kazantzakis

24. As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress. – Marcel Proust

25. Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don’t believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others. – Coretta Scott King

26. Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. – Pericles

27. There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes the true, where he is free to do what he ought. – Charles Kingsley

28. Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks. – David Herbert Lawrence

29. I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought. – Jimmy Wales

30. We will not waver we will not tire we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail. – George W. Bush

31. None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free. – Pearl S. Buck

32. All theory is against freedom of the will all experience for it. – Samuel Johnson

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

34. May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. – Peter Marshall

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