More Freedom Quotes And Sayings


More Freedom Quotes And Sayings

Here is another collation of freedom quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“The fact, in short, is that freedom, to be meaningful in an organized society must consist of an amalgam of hierarchy of freedoms and restraints.”
– Samuel Hendel

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself.”
Thomas Paine

“History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads.”
– Charles de Gaulle

“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die. ”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Liberty is the possibility of doubting, of making a mistake,… of searching and experimenting,… of saying No to any authority – literary, artistic, philosophical, religious, social, and even political.”
– Ignazio Silone

“Liberty: One of Imagination‘s most precious possessions. ”

– Ambrose Bierce

“The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.”
– Thomas Campbell

“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.”
Napoleon Bonaparte

“Here is my advice as we begin the century that will lead to 2081. First, guard the freedom of ideas at all costs. Be alert that dictators have always played on the natural human tendency to blame others and to oversimplify. And don’t regard yourself as a guardian of freedom unless you respect and preserve the rights of people you disagree with to free, public, unhampered expression.”
– Gerard K. O’Neill

“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. ”
Abraham Lincoln

“I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.”
– Simone de Beauvoir

“My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.”
– Adlai Stevenson

“It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ”
– Unknown

“We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls. ”
– Robert J. McCracken

“You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness.”
– Roberrt Frost

“For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail? ”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”
– Thomas Paine

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

“We have to call it “freedom”: who’d want to die for “a lesser tyranny”?”
– Mignon McLaughlin

“Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.”
– Moshe Dayan

“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

“No one is free when others are oppressed.”
– Unknown

“Just, harmonious, temperate as is the spirit of liberty, there is in the name and mere notion of it a vagueness so opposite to the definite clearness of the moral law…. ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827″
– Augustus William Hare

“Freedom means choosing your burden.”
– Hephzibah Menuhin

“Most people want security in this world, not liberty. ”
– H.L. Mencken

“We feel free when we escape – even if it be but from the frying pan into the fire.”
– Eric Hoffer

“Men fight for freedom, then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves. ”
– Unknown

“Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.”
– Jeffrey Borenstein

“Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have. ”
– Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Freedom is not enough.”
– Lyndon B. Johnson

“Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. ”
– Woodrow Wilson

“The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.”
– Adlai Stevenson

“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. ”
– William Faulkner

“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness on the confines of two everlasting hostile empires,”
– Thomas Carlyle

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