1,014 Quotes Regarding Freedom


Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
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

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

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

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
Mahatma Gandhi

The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
Albert Camus

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Soren Kierkegaard

You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
Robert Frost

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.
Jean-Paul Sartre

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.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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.
Angelina Jolie

We must be willing to pay a price for freedom.
H. L. Mencken

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
John Adams

Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.
Patrick Henry

Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn't have a cent.
Mike Tyson

Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Epictetus

For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.
Alice Walker

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.
John Stuart Mill

Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

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