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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words 'Ich bin ein Berliner!'
John F. Kennedy
Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.
It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free.
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
Simone de Beauvoir
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.
Pope John Paul II
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
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.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Viktor E. Frankl
Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.
D. H. Lawrence
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.
William Lloyd Garrison
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.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
Daniel J. Boorstin
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.
George H. W. Bush
Responsibility is the price of freedom.
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
Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
Edward Everett Hale
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