Freedom Quotes and Sayings
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.
The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large- scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.
- Jim Morrison
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Freedom deserves a fight and every fight deserves freedom!
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
- Bob Marley
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Assembly…etc…each one starts with the word FREEDOM!!! A person has the right to challenge it, but a person can’t stop it.
To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
- Virginia Woolf
The best gift freedom can ever offer a person is choice.
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
- Bob Marley
The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.
- Carrie Jones
Do what you think is right. Don’t let people make the decision of right or wrong for you.
- Steve Maraboli
Art is the daughter of freedom.
As far as your self control goes, as far goes your freedom.
- Marie Ebner
Freedom is the opportunity to make decisions.
- Geoffrey Fisher
That’s the flip side of freedom; When you’re completely free, you’re also completely on your own.
- Lauren Oliver
War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.
- George Orwell
There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
The most insidious threat to freedom are good men, well meaning, but lacking wisdom.
Freedom lies in being bold.
- Robert Frost
Freedom lies in being yourself.
The Foundation of Freedom is Unity.
- Oliver Kemper
Updating an old institution
The dollar, the collar,
The employer, the enslaver,
The incentive, the whip,
The citizen the slave.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Freedom is the right to one’s dignity as a man.
- Archibald MacLeish
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
- Thomas Paine
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner
True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.
- Mortimer J. Adler
For every man who lives without freedom, the rest of us must face the guilt.
- Lillian Hellman
Far greater than all the material possessions that I possess is my freedom to choose, my freedom to live, and my freedom to be happy.
What is the point of reason if we fail to see? What is the point of freedom if we fail to be free?
Individuality is the definition of freedom.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
- Albert Camus
No one gives us freedom, it just the thing given by us to ourselves.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One without freedom is a captive.
You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.
- Robert A. Heinlein
Give me freedom or give me the rope. For I shall not take the shackles that subjugate the poor to uphold the rich.
- John Goldenwolf (American pirate)
If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower.
- Adolf Hitler