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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

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
George Washington

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

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.
Nelson Mandela
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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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