Words matter. These are the best Freedom Quotes from famous people such as Norman O. Brown, Frederick Douglass, Luke Evans, Alan Dean Foster, Dada Vaswani, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
For your own self-respect and sanity, your creative freedom, you have to be careful that you don’t rely too much on other people’s opinions of what you do because it can stunt and inhibit you.
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment.
Although we have, in theory, abolished human slavery, recognized women’s rights, and stopped child labor, we continue to enslave other species who, if we simply pay attention, show quite clearly that they experience parental love, pain, and the desire for freedom, just as we do.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
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.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
To me, freedom entitles you to do something, not to not do something.
Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women’s economic freedom.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Freedom is control in your own life. I have more control now than in the past, and I’m learning the value of saying no. That’s very important.
Freedom – an occupied space which must be reoccupied every day.
The prosecution has to go with the evidence and the facts and tell the story as it happened. The defense has more creative freedom. All you have to do is look for a defense that works. But it doesn’t have to be the truth. Sometimes you get lucky and it is, but sometimes you don’t, and either way, it doesn’t matter.
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished from our continent. Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean.
Individuals have a right to freedom of speech.
The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
The search for human freedom can never be complete without freedom for women.
Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself.
Whether it’s freedom to express, freedom to live, freedom to earn, freedom to thrive, freedom to learn, whatever it is, I want to make sure that I’m a part of these spaces and opening doors.
The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.
It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.
There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law.
Freedom is such a gift.
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
But it wasn’t until I graduated from Texas A & M University and joined the United States Air Force, flying C-130’s all around the globe, that I truly appreciated the blessings of freedom.
I have a reputation worldwide of being tolerant of all people and their views. I’m too well-educated to criticize a certain religion or group of people for what they believe in. It’s called freedom.
Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.
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.
The more you practice, the better you get, the more freedom you have to create.
I have never been able to renounce the light, the pleasure of being, and the freedom in which I grew up.
You want to strike that happy medium: the balance of being able to find creative satisfaction in your profession, be able to afford a roof over your head, but still have the freedom to live a relatively normal life.
The principles that should guide American foreign policy are simple: the world is safer when America leads, only strength ensures peace and freedom, and America must stand with its allies and challenge its adversaries.
Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster’s terms, ‘nirvana’ means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.
I love the freedom that the narrative form provides.
All the people who fought for freedom were my heroes. I mean, that was the sort of story I liked reading… freedom struggles and so on.
Now, one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one’s house.
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encouraged their governments and other corporate actors to reverse decades-long support for the Apartheid regime.
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?
I refuse to accept that the shackles of slavery can ever be stronger than the quest for freedom.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
I’m the age now that Rock was when he picked me up, so I can understand how he felt – how his fame limited his freedom. You get kinder as you go along.
To be stripped of your freedom, to be stripped of your dignity and the respect you once had, to lose it all and then see life pass you by while you’re sitting inside a prison cell, to wake up one day and get it all back – it’s a very humbling feeling.
No one can enjoy freedom without trembling.
Freedom is not won by merely overthrowing a tyrannical ruler or an oppressive regime. That is usually only the prelude to a new tyranny, a new oppression.
To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
I have a place that I get to go to in the Bahamas. It’s the only place that guarantees total anonymity and freedom.
The travail of freedom and justice is not easy, but nothing serious and important in life is easy. The history of humanity has been a continuing struggle against temptation and tyranny – and very little worthwhile has ever been achieved without pain.
If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.
Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.
We have no blasphemy laws these days but with that freedom comes the responsibility which should always attend the exercise of free speech: truth, courtesy and an awareness of impact. It is the last of these which is so neglected by so much modern comedy.
I don’t believe in total freedom for the artist. Left on his own, free to do anything he likes, the artist ends up doing nothing at all. If there’s one thing that’s dangerous for an artist, it’s precisely this question of total freedom, waiting for inspiration and the rest of it.
We have been educated into believing someone else’s concept of the deity, and someone else’s standard of beauty. You have the right to practice any religion and politics in a way that best suits your freedom, your dignity, and your understanding. And once you do that, you don’t apologize.
Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.
To me, punk rock is the freedom to create, freedom to be successful, freedom to not be successful, freedom to be who you are. It’s freedom.
Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.
Governments that block the aspirations of their people, that steal or are corrupt, that oppress and torture or that deny freedom of expression and human rights should bear in mind that they will find it increasingly hard to escape the judgement of their own people, or where warranted, the reach of international law.
Freedom is control in your own life.
Problems in our country haven’t been caused by Donald Trump, America and its ambitions or CIA spies. Our problems are rooted in a bad government system, the lack of free elections, independent courts and freedom of speech.
Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one’s government is not necessarily to secure freedom.
Political freedom is to be cherished indeed. But there is no political freedom that is not indissolubly bound to the inner personal freedom of the individuals who make up that nation: no liberty of a nation of conformists, no free nation made up of robots.
To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom.
Yes, across Europe, this wall will fall. For it cannot withstand faith; it cannot withstand truth. The wall cannot withstand freedom.
I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.
Financial freedom is available to those who learn about it and work for it.
I am mortal. I want the nation to get used to freedom before I die.
It would be a sad story to get rid of religious belief, national identity, family, and even sexual identity. That’s not freedom.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.
We need love, and to ensure love, we need to have full employment, and we need social justice. We need gender equity. We need freedom from hunger. These are our most fundamental needs as social creatures.
America was not built on kindness or the Christianity of Christ. It was not built on freedom or liberty. This nation was built on white supremacy.
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.
I can live without bread, but I can’t live without freedom.
It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree.
We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
I believe in an India of pluralism and diversity, not of religious bigotry and caste politics. I believe in an India that is secure in itself and confident of its place in the world, an India that is a proud example of tolerance, freedom and hope for the downtrodden.
History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
Is anarchism desirable? Well, who does not seek freedom? What man, unless willing to declare himself in bondage, would care to call any control agreeable? Think about it!
I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom… Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical.
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.
Routine is a declivity down which many governments slide, and routine says that freedom of the press is dangerous.
But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and it may exist even when the body is in bondage.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.
Freedom cannot be given… It can only be taken away.
I took up arms for the freedom of my color. It is our own – we will defend it or perish.
Freedom is not enough.
I went to jail 44 times. I’ve been beaten and left for dead on the side of the road fighting for freedom… Yet Rosa Parks is better known in history than Ralph David Abernathy. Why is that?
Hate speech and freedom of speech are two different things.
We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure.
Denial of childhood and denial of freedom are the biggest sins which humankind has been committing and perpetuating for ages.
I think if we get freedom for women, then they are probably going to do a lot of things that I wish they wouldn’t do. But it seems to me that isn’t our business to say what they should do with it. It is our business to see that they get it.
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.
Being offended by freedom of speech should never be regarded as a justification for violence.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Here was buried Thomas Jefferson Author of the Declaration of American Independence Of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom & Father of the University of Virginia.
Today, in every wave of every ocean, I see our children playing and dancing. Today, in every plant, tree, and mountain, I see our children growing in freedom.
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
Now you know my credo: Free-market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. And let me add to that from our Founding Fathers: Our Creator endowed us with the inalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In other words, freedom.
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation – with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
Man should be master of his environment, not its slave. That is what freedom means.
Only the wise know just where predestination ends and free will begins. Meanwhile, you must keep on doing your best, according to your own clearest understanding. you must long for freedom as the drowning man longs for air. Without sincere longing, you will never find God.
Once I know people know who I am, it gives me a lot of licence and freedom to behave in ways I wouldn’t normally.
The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.
While discipline and freedom seem like they sit on opposite sides of the spectrum, they are actually very connected.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Free men are the strongest men.
The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedoms.
We have freedom of speech, but you got to watch what you say.
You’re always trying to balance your understanding of who you are and what you need, and your longing and imaginings of freedom.
There’s not a day goes by that I don’t appreciate the freedom that I have to make music and tour and spend time with my family.
Cannes or Oscars is not only to bring happiness and recognition – they protect people like me. The world knows who you are. You can work. You can express. You can help other people. It’s not only the star system. It’s a symbol of freedom.
Growth and progress depend on more economic freedom.
The more liberty you give away the more you will have.
Freedom is an indivisible word. If we want to enjoy it, and fight for it, we must be prepared to extend it to everyone, whether they are rich or poor, whether they agree with us or not, no matter what their race or the color of their skin.
Freedom is never given; it is won.
Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give.
With one man, there was a freedom and liberation. That was with Michael Hutchence, my partner in life.
The freedom movement transformed the status of women. Women fought along with men as comrades. In the process, the shackles that had bound them fell away.
Hand in hand with freedom of speech goes the power to be heard, to share in the decisions of government which shape men’s lives.
Books that distribute things… with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again.
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party, however, apply to me, apply to every other Member of the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a context the way in which those rights to freedom of speech should be exercised.
A hungry man is not a free man.
But if people want to swim in the Thames, if they want to take their lives into their own hands, then they should be able to do so with all the freedom and exhilaration of our woad-painted ancestors.
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
We are gifted with freedom, but with that freedom comes the reality of the unknown and the responsibility to be aware of our surroundings and on guard against those who would do us harm.
The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
They call them terrorists, I call them freedom fighters.
I actually think that self-expression comes, sometimes, from what you wear, and having the freedom to be able to wear whatever you want for whatever mood you want to wear it, but to not feel frivolous that all of those things that help you self-express have to be things that you’re committing to forever.
People ask me if I ever thought of writing a children’s book. I say, ‘If I had a serious brain injury I might well write a children’s book’, but otherwise the idea of being conscious of who you’re directing the story to is anathema to me, because, in my view, fiction is freedom and any restraints on that are intolerable.
They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom and any American could understand that.
The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.
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.
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
To her audience, Janis Joplin has remained a symbol, artifact and reminder of late Sixties youth culture. Her popularity never derived from her musical ability, but from her capacity to link her fantasies of freedom and immortality with ours.
The quest for freedom, dignity, and the rights of man will never end.
Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
Conformity is painful. You know, it’s too tight. Conformity leads to rebellion. So a desire for happiness is in direct conflict with a desire for freedom.
Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
Freedom has a price. Most people aren’t willing to pay it.
The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
After a while, you just don’t do things you don’t wanna do – that’s the great freedom you get, the older you get. You learn what to do and what not to do, and what will be a waste of time and what won’t be a waste of time.
I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
Freedom is never easily won, but once established, freedom lasts, spreads and chokes out tyranny.
Today’s Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other Blacks cherish.
We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity.
I have great respect for the men and women that have fought for this country. I have family, I have friends that have gone and fought for this country. And they fight for freedom, they fight for the people, they fight for liberty and justice, for everyone.
My idea of freedom is that we should protect the rights of people to believe what their conscience dictates, but fight equally hard to protect people from having the beliefs of others imposed upon them.
Freedom and order are not incompatible… truth is strength… free discussion is the very life of truth.
We’re not like robots. God promises to guide us through the Holy Spirit, but He gives us the freedom to make our own decisions.
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
Not all paintings are abstract; they’re not all Jackson Pollock. There’s value in a photograph of a man alone on a boat at sea, and there is value in painting of a man alone on a boat at sea. In the painting, the painting has more freedom to express an idea, more latitude in being able to elicit certain emotion.
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.
Religious tolerance is something we should all practice; however, there have been more persecution and atrocities committed in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else.
I’m not going to fearmonger to win an election. I’m going to focus on the positive opportunities we have for a bright future for all of our families, where everyone has the freedom and opportunity to thrive.
In a democracy, you need to have a strong judicial system. You need freedom of speech, you need art, and you need a free press.
I don’t have tiffs with people. I only mind my business, but whatever interferes my freedom of expression, I have always voiced.
You have freedom, so you have to make choices – and at the point when I make a choice, the building starts to look like a Frank Gehry building. It’s a signature.
I have the most openness about my art… It’s total freedom and willingness to work. I’m willing really to walk on the edge, and if I haven’t achieved it, that’s where I want to go. But in my life – maybe because my life has been so traumatic, so absurd – there hasn’t been one normal, happy thing.
My attitude is govern as if you’ve run your last race. That’s not to say I’ve run my last race, but govern with a liberation and a freedom; change your mind frame to operate that way.
Just as discipline and freedom are opposing forces that must be balanced, leadership requires finding the equilibrium in the dichotomy of many seemingly contradictory qualities between one extreme and another.
You figure out what you value in this life, and then you go for it. For me, it was freedom.
That is our first amendment, freedom of speech. But I also believe that we have an obligation to the youth to be somewhat responsible in what we say on records. But I think that comes with age. I think that comes with artists growing up and becoming assured of who they are as people.
Be outrageous, ridicule the fraidy-cats, rejoice in all the oddities that freedom can produce.
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
We all have to announce our full solidarity with the struggle of those seeking freedom and justice in Syria, and translate this sympathy into a clear political vision that supports a peaceful transition to a democratic system of rule that reflects the demands of the Syrian people for freedom.
A free America… means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.
Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.
The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.
We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
One is a painter because one wants so-called freedom; one doesn’t want to go to the office every morning.
The best road to progress is freedom’s road.
In basic research, intellectual rigor and sentimental freedom necessarily alternate.
The best thing about being rich is the freedom; freedom to do whatever you want whenever you want. It doesn’t suck.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Everyone has his or her own opinion and I always welcome criticism. That’s why we have freedom of expression and that’s also what I stand for – but I won’t stand for insults.
The highly functional infrastructure that surrounds us, particularly in the West, is a gift from our ancestors: the comparatively uncorrupt political and economic systems, the technology, the wealth, the lifespan, the freedom, the luxury, and the opportunity.
Cats are the runes of beauty, invincibility, wonder, pride, freedom, coldness, self-sufficiency, and dainty individuality – the qualities of sensitive, enlightened, mentally developed, pagan, cynical, poetic, philosophic, dispassionate, reserved, independent, Nietzschean, unbroken, civilised, master-class men.
There’s fear or faith. If you’re living by fear, then you’re always looking for security. If you’re living by faith, then you’re always looking for freedom.
My story is a freedom song of struggle. It is about finding one’s purpose, how to overcome fear and to stand up for causes bigger than one’s self.
Buddhist practices offer a way of saying, ‘Hey, come back over here, reconnect.’ The only way that you’ll actually wake up and have some freedom is if you have the capacity and courage to stay with the vulnerability and the discomfort.
The rainbow flag is a symbol of freedom and liberation that we made for ourselves.
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility – I welcome it.
Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society.
No phone. No pool. No pets. No cigarettes. Ultimate freedom… No longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees, and walks alone upon the land to become Lost in the Wild.
The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.
An open society is a society which allows its members the greatest possible degree of freedom in pursuing their interests compatible with the interests of others.
The early idealists and companies and governments have all assumed that the Internet will bring freedom. Yet China proves that this is not the case.
People have been fed this diet of pabulum, rights, and impulsive freedom. There’s just an absolute starvation for the other side of the story.
When I was in jail, I was a lot of people’s favorite person. I practically ran the jail. I had more freedom than the police.
If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
We all have goals: We want to matter. We want to be important. We want to have freedom and power to pursue our creative work. We want respect from our peers and recognition for our accomplishments. Not out of vanity or selfishness, but of an earnest desire to fulfill our personal potential.
Prosperity or egalitarianism – you have to choose. I favor freedom – you never achieve real equality anyway: you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.
Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
There is no such thing as part freedom.
We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain – that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
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.
Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism… to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
No man is good enough to be another’s master.
Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.
Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.
Certain media-related developments in the country are raising questions regarding its objectivity and credibility. Paid news and the declining roles of the editors and their editorial freedom is posing a major threat to the Indian media.
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
I’m just living my life the way I want to. I have the freedom to do that.
Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players… they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.
The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom – these are the pillars of society.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
I absolutely support President Trump 100 percent, and he inspired me to run. I got frustrated throughout his presidency watching Big Tech censor conservatives, so I’ll be fighting back on that, because everyone has the freedom of speech.
The Ego is partly free. partly determined, and reaches fuller freedom by approaching the Individual who is most free: God.
The American free market system is the greatest engine for prosperity and opportunity that the world has ever seen. Freedom works.
The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first written.
Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends.
I have freedom. But freedom means total selfishness. It means nobody cares much what you do.
The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.
Too much freedom can lead to the soul’s decay.
I will not leave South Africa, nor will I surrender. Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won. The struggle is my life. I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days.
The breath of an aristocrat is the death rattle of freedom.
Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
What is the basic principle of democracy? In the end, it is loyalty to the nation. We Central Europeans know from historical experience that sooner or later, we will lose our freedom if we do not represent the interests of our citizens.
I want to have the freedom to do whatever I want.
In the face of love, everyone is equal. Let everyone have the freedom to love and to pursue their happiness. I am Tsai Ing-wen, and I support marriage equality.
Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.
The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams.
A source of embarrassment for Libyans, Gadhafi has never been a joke: disappearances, a police state, zero freedom of expression, and poverty for at least a third of the population of country tremendously wealthy thanks to oil.
There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
I am the daughter of Black writers who are descended from Freedom Fighters who broke their chains and changed the world. They call me.
There’s parts of it that I connect to – being a father and everything – but ‘Mamma Mia!’ allows me to go out there and be me and have fun. I’ve never really had the chance to do that with so much freedom.
I’ve always stood for one thing, and that is having freedom, and part of that is the freedom to unapologetically be yourself.
People call us heroes, but we are nothing compared to our police force and fire fighters and everybody who protects us and makes sure our freedom is held to the highest standard.
When you reach 50 you like to have a certain freedom because it’s really the time you can show you achieved something.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
Old Glory represents our great American military and their sacrifices to ensure our freedom. This isn’t a political issue. This is about Patriotism, and we need more of it.
When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.
The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.
My hope for this country is that we remain a people who value freedom, who have the courage to face the realities with faithful hearts instead of anxious ones.
The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
What troubles me most about my lovely country is that its children are seldom taught that American freedom will vanish, if, when they grow up, and in the exercise of their duties as citizens, they insist that our courts and policemen and prisons be guided by divine or natural law.
Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence.
Nelson Mandela sat in a South African prison for 27 years. He was nonviolent. He negotiated his way out of jail. His honor and suffering of 27 years in a South African prison is really ultimately what brought about the freedom of South Africa. That is nonviolence.
The United States is now harbouring Luis Posada Carriles. His continued freedom mocks victims of terrorism everywhere. It also shows how heavily the ‘war on terror’ is overlaid with politics and hypocrisy.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
We have religious freedom – which is important. But we want everyone in our country to respect our laws, and our laws on Islam say it is not acceptable to have influence abroad on the Muslim community in Austria, and it is not acceptable that Islamic organizations or imams are financed from abroad.
If you are a serious writer or just a normal one, in one way or another, you are writing in the service of freedom. All writers know, understand, or dream that their work will be in the service of freedom.
In the drag community it’s mostly women in the audience, even for burlesque. I think people look at strippping as a male gaze thing and I think the actual neo-classical burlesque community is more about women supporting women and their creativity, along with freedom of expression.
I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom, too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible.
America, to me, is freedom.
The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
Freedom is the basic prerequisite for writing.
Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.
Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody’s slavery.
In the post-Soviet era, instead of freedom, various stripes of autocratic-totalitarianism have flourished: Russian, Belarusian, Kazakh… We are finding our way out from under the debris of the ‘Red Empire’ slowly and tentatively.
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
I believe in pan-Africanism. This means that in many things – the judiciary, sports, economics and trade – we want Africanism to be involved, which is basically more freedom for the people.
I am an American. I love my country and have great hopes for it. It is for this reason that I speak candidly and sometimes critically about it. I have benefited greatly from the freedom that exists in my country, and for this, I am eternally grateful.
As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
I am an optimist, and I believe that people are inherently good and that if you give everyone a voice and freedom of expression, the truth and the good will outweigh the bad.
Once people enjoy the taste of freedom, there is no turning back.
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.
Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward.
Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric.
If you find your freedom, if you find something that cannot be taken from you, then you’re free. If your freedom depends on what you have, or you position, or your security, or anything that is just passing, because those are just waves of things.
Freedom of speech and thought matters, especially when it is speech and thought with which we disagree. The moment the majority decides to destroy people for engaging in thought it dislikes, thought crime becomes a reality.
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.
Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one’s government is not necessarily to secure freedom.
How much we need, in the church and in society, witnesses of the beauty of holiness, witnesses of the splendour of truth, witnesses of the joy and freedom born of a living relationship with Christ!
In World War II, jazz absolutely was the music of freedom, and then in the Cold War, behind the Iron Curtain, same thing. It was all underground, but they needed the food of freedom that jazz offered.
Analysis gave me great freedom of emotions and fantastic confidence. I felt I had served my time as a puppet.
You can be a thousand different women. It’s your choice which one you want to be. It’s about freedom and sovereignty. You celebrate who you are. You say, ‘This is my kingdom.’
My story is a freedom song from within my soul. It is a guide to discovery, a vision of how even the worst pain and heartaches can be channeled into human monuments, impenetrable and everlasting.
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.
Woman must have her freedom, the fundamental freedom of choosing whether or not she will be a mother and how many children she will have. Regardless of what man’s attitude may be, that problem is hers – and before it can be his, it is hers alone.
Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes.
Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.
Liberty is worth paying for.
Money to me is just the biggest blessing in the world that allows me freedom.
If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.
I lived in a dictatorship in Brazil, and I was arrested three times. I felt in my flesh what it is to live under such a regime and experience deprivation of freedom.
I grew up under Communism so we could only learn Russian, and then when Communism fell in 1989 we could learn a few more things and have the freedom to travel and the freedom of speech – and the freedom of dreaming, really.
The principle of academic freedom is designed to make sure that powers outside the university, including government and corporations, are not able to control the curriculum or intervene in extra-mural speech.
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.
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.
Freedom is a man’s natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.
A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom.
Going braless is one’s freedom.
Once your mind and body is healthy, it creates a freedom that helps you enjoy life.
Standing up for what you believe in, to me, is freedom of speech. And that’s a right that every American citizen has and what makes this country great.
Freedom is popular. Bring it on.
Without democracy there is no freedom. Violence, no matter who is using it, is always reactionary.
Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
Bahrain ‘s margin of freedom is growing day after day as we head into the future with steady steps.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I love to deer hunt and fish and drive down the back roads in my truck. All those things basically equal freedom to me – and not having to return that message or call from my record company or management. At some point, I need to recharge.
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.
In limits, there is freedom. Creativity thrives within structure. Creating safe havens where our children are allowed to dream, play, make a mess and, yes, clean it up, we teach them respect for themselves and others.
Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient’s ego freedom to decide one way or another.
History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress.
To be truly free, you should be ready to risk everything for freedom.
Poland is quite a mediocre country in some regards. The only natural resource that we have, and with which we can compete, is freedom.
My only writing ritual is to shave my head bald between writing the first and second drafts of a book. If I can throw away all my hair, then I have the freedom to trash any part of the book on the next rewrite.
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.
We should favor innovation and freedom over regulation.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws.
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.
We don’t appreciate what we have until it’s gone. Freedom is like that. It’s like air. When you have it, you don’t notice it.
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.
There is only one cure for the evils which newly acquired freedom produces, and that cure is freedom.
Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
Money equals freedom.
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man’s lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one’s self.
I believe in individual freedom and right to decide how and with whom I will live my life.
This is the real tragedy of America’s ‘Internet freedom agenda’: It’s going to be the dissidents in China and Iran who will pay for the hypocrisy that drove it from the very beginning.
Art is the daughter of freedom.
Peace along with freedom and justice are the pillars for attaining both security and stability and will pave the way towards the eradication of oppression, extremism, and terrorism in our world.
There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It’s really the first time I’ve thought about the future and what it could be.
When the nation can act freely, then China may be called strong. To make the nation free, we must each sacrifice his freedom.
Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise.
I have tasted freedom. I will not give up that which I have tasted.
Freedom is something that dies unless it’s used.
Oh, how I treasure this freedom. I really do It’s a glorious, wonderful experience. I am off marriage – for life!
Freedom begins with what we teach our children. That is why Jews became a people whose passion is education, whose heroes are teachers and whose citadels are schools.
Podcasting is great. Total freedom.
Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.
The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
Pure libertarianism believes that people will be generous and help each other. Well, they won’t. I wish it were so, and I live that way. I help panhandlers, but other people are, ‘Oh look at that – why doesn’t he get a job?’ While I believe in all that freedom, I also believe that no one should suffer needlessly.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
But short films are not inferior, just different. I think the short gives a freedom to film-makers. What’s appealing is that you don’t have as much responsibility for storytelling and plot. They can be more like a portrait, or a poem.
Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
The sweltering summer of the Negro’s legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
If you would make the most of yourself, cut away all of your vitality sappers; get rid of everything which hampers you and holds you back, everything which wastes your energy, cuts down your working capital. Get freedom at any cost.
The names of Dingane and Bambata, Hintsa and Makana, Squngthi and Dalasile, Moshoeshoe and Sekhukhuni, were praised as the glory of the entire African nation. I hoped then that life might offer me the opportunity to serve my people and make my own humble contribution to their freedom struggle.
I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free.
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.
I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
Secrecy is the freedom tyrants dream of.
The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.
Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
Clearly the success of the Netflix model, releasing the entire season of ‘House of Cards’ at once, proved one thing: The audience wants the control. They want the freedom. If they want to binge as they’ve been doing on ‘House of Cards’ and lots of other shows, we should let them binge.
It’s always been something I’ve been searching for – freedom. It’s a very relative thing. It means different things to different people.
Comfortable shoes and the freedom to leave are the two most important things in life.
No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness.
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it.
Australia is not a secular country. It is a free country. This is a nation where you have the freedom to follow any belief system you choose.
Look, we want freedom and we want liberty in this country. But we’ve also got to have the guts to stand up and run a tight ship in America. Morality is now a word that many people consider very square and outdated. But if we don’t stand up for it, we deserve what we will get in the end – unprincipled anarchy.
Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought.
I am so grateful that the public has given me this gift. They look at me as a person – not as a race or a color. The word for it is freedom – to be accepted as me.
Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it… gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
He who would be no slave must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?
If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, – Angels alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.
I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice.
It requires an effort of logical acrobatics to believe that carnage of innocents is an instrument for freedom and elections are a symbol of deception and repression!
On a motorcycle, you can’t really think about more than where you are. There’s a freedom that comes with that – from stress, worry, sweating the small stuff.
Denounce me for advocating freedom if you can, and I will bear your curse with a better resignation.
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
Men are freest when they are most unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always was.
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.
Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.
Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.
Human beings crave freedom at their core.
I fight, and have fought, for political freedom, for justice and for fairness and freedom of speech.
Among the many values in life, I appreciate freedom most.
I’ve had a lot of ‘aha’ moments, but the big ‘aha’ about growing older is the mental freedom.
Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom.
Everybody understands friendship, and friendship is different than love – it’s a different kind of love. Friendship has more freedom, more latitude. You don’t expect your friend to be as you think your friend should be; you expect your friend just to love you as a friend.
Freedom is never granted; it is won.
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.
Art, it seems to me, doesn’t need freedom so much as it needs courage and love – some would call it ‘soul’ or ‘Eros.’
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples’ money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people’s freedom and security.
In all my life, I have never been free. I have never been able to do anything with freedom, except in the field of my writing.
I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.
I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.
To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment.
Freedom without limits is just a word.
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
I’m interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that appears to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom.
A new breeze is blowing, and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn; for in man’s heart, if not in fact, the day of the dictator is over. The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree.
The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
I discovered freedom for the first time in England.
Our bodies are held captive, but our pursuit of freedom cannot be contained.
Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom.
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.
Freedom and Justice are twin sisters.
Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from.
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.
I’m not afraid of terrorism at all. I’m afraid of loss of our freedom, loss of mobility, loss of global comradeship.
Our freedom, our prosperity and our security depend on a proper respect for the fortune of our neighbours, allies and old friends.
Human freedom is not an illusion; it is an objective phenomenon, distinct from all other biological conditions and found in only one species – us.
Islam does not believe in democracy, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, or freedom of assembly. It does not separate religion and politics. It is partly a religion, but it is much more than that. It has a political agenda that goes far outside the realm of religion.
Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect.
Every man must have the right fearlessly to think independently and express his opinion about what he knows, what he has personally thought about and experienced, and not merely to express with slightly different variations the opinion which has been inculcated in him.
I practised as an architect for 10 years. I qualified in 1973 with a fellowship diploma of architecture. World Series Cricket gave me the freedom to go out and pursue architecture.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
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.
The issue of coverage of pre-poll surveys should not be mixed with the freedom of press. Having guidelines does not violate any fundamental right nor implies any restriction on this freedom. ‘Media power’ should not be misused with the help of pre-poll surveys.
The spirit of the great outdoors and the spirit of America is freedom – let’s keep freedom alive by preventing woke bureaucrats from trampling on property rights with more land grabs.
I’ve learned over the years that freedom is just the other side of discipline.
We know what works. Freedom Works. We know what’s right. Freedom is right.
How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.
What women really want is opportunity and the freedom to love and accept all aspects of womanhood – the intellectual, spiritual, professional, biological and relational dimensions of who we are.
Keep fighting for freedom and justice, beloveds, but don’t forget to have fun doin’ it. Lord, let your laughter ring forth. Be outrageous, ridicule the fraidy-cats, rejoice in all the oddities that freedom can produce.
Psychoanalysis – and any good therapy – is a method of increasing one’s awareness of destiny in order to increase one’s experience of freedom.
I want to have freedom with everything I do.
Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal… I’ve decided that I’m going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.
Modernism released us from the constraints of everything that had gone before with a euphoric sense of freedom.
In communism, we never had any freedom – of movement, of speech, of press. We didn’t even make own decisions for our lives, our future. We were human robots.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
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.
There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.
Freedom is not an instantaneous holiday, as we once dreamed. It is a road. A long road. We know this now.
I think that short films often contain an originality, a creative freedom, an energy and an invention that is inspiring and entertaining. I think they are, as Shakespeare put it, a good deed in a naughty world.
Mothers have always held such symbolic weight in determining a person’s worth. Your mother tongue, your motherland, your mother’s values – these things can qualify or disqualify you from attaining myriad American dreams: love, fluency, citizenship, legitimacy, acceptance, success, freedom.
Freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot breathe.
The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress.
Hatred is corrosive of a person’s wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation’s spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society’s tolerance and humanity, and block a nation’s progress to freedom and democracy.
I love music. It’s freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
America is the only nation in the world based on an idea – freedom and self-government – so if we don’t understand that idea and what sacrifices were made to win that freedom and keep it for over two centuries, how can we possibly continue to keep it?
Kids should speak to each other. They’re horrid to each other online, they bully each other – they should shut up and stop it. The problem with social media is there is too much freedom. It’s too much, too young.
Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which it feeds and restores them to matter in the form of movements which it has stamped with its own freedom.
Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice… No one can prevent you from being aware of each step you take or each breath in and breath out.
True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, and a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others.
By limiting or denying freedom of speech and expression, we take away a lot of potential. We take away thoughts and ideas before they even have the opportunity to hatch. We build a world around negatives – you can’t say, think, or do this or that.
Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift. Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
Wireless is freedom. It’s about being unleashed from the telephone cord and having the ability to be virtually anywhere when you want to be.
The only certain freedom’s in departure.
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.
Freedom is the recognition of necessity.
Family ownership provides the independence that is sometimes required to withstand governmental pressure and preserve freedom of the press.
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.
Education is freedom.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
When more Americans prefer freebies to freedom, these great United States will become a fertile ground for tyranny.
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.
I believe dreams represent the purest form of fantasy we unleash through our subconscious. They represent the truest freedom we can experience. Totally unrepressed and totally creative.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
I love the pigeons. I just raise them, period, and feed them. Pigeons go away, and they always come back. You get a touch of freedom, and then they are free to come back to you. I love the idea of pigeons.
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.
No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for something other than life in its conventional sense and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily.
Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can contain so much independence, dignity, and freedom of spirit. Unlike the dog, the cat’s personality is never bet on a human’s. He demands acceptance on his own terms.
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.
There is something about boldness and fearlessness and being free enough to speak what is on one’s mind that warrants freedom.
It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one’s inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.
Freedom means the freedom to be stupid, and that’s what I want.
Some people criticize North Koreans and ask, ‘Are they stupid? How can they believe those ridiculous things?’ But I say, It doesn’t matter if you’re smart: if you were born in North Korea, you would be exactly like us. We don’t know what freedom is. We have never enjoyed it.
The American dream is about freedom.
We can’t change the past but we can learn from history and remember the important things – the sacrifices our loved ones made, and the price of our freedom today.
Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
The freedom to make a fortune on the stock exchange has been made to sound more alluring than freedom of speech.
I think about freedom as not only as the absence of oppression but also the presence of justice and joy.
To the nameless and unsung heroes of our freedom struggle, we offer our humble tribute. Their life-blood nourishes the body of independent India.
I need freedom to be happy.
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.
Murakami’s ability to deconstruct and his aesthetic and conceptual freedom have been totally inspiring for me.
Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.
The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper – but in practice, too many break their pledge.
Anywhere, anytime ordinary people are given the chance to choose, the choice is the same: freedom, not tyranny; democracy, not dictatorship; the rule of law, not the rule of the secret police.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
My mom and dad understood that every generation has to earn its freedom over and over again.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it.
We want to protect freedom of speech, but it is not unlimited freedom of speech. There has always been rules around defamation, slander and libel, and in Victoria, we have effective rules on racial and religious vilification.
I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.