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Definition of Freedom

Freedom

  1. The state of being free; exemption from the power and control of another; liberty; independence.
  2. Privileges; franchises; immunities.
  3. Exemption from necessity, in choise and action; as, the freedom of the will.
  4. Ease; facility; as, he speaks or acts with freedom.
  5. Frankness; openness; unreservedness.
  6. Improper familiarity; violation of the rules of decorum; license.
  7. Generosity; liberality.

Freedom Quotations

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
Malcolm X

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
Abraham Lincoln

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.
Ronald Reagan

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

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.
Thomas Jefferson
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Freedom Translations

freedom in Afrikaans is vryheid
freedom in Danish is frihed
freedom in Dutch is vrijdom, vlotheid, vrijheid
freedom in German is Ungebundenheit, Freiheit, Freiheit
freedom in Latin is libertas
freedom in Norwegian is frihet
freedom in Portuguese is liberdade
freedom in Spanish is libertad, libreria
freedom in Swedish is frihet
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