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Freedom Quotes

I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between. I want the freedom to try everything. Jim Morrison
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population. Albert Einstein
War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength George Orwell, Book "1984"
To be listened to is, generally speaking, a nearly unique experience for most people. It is enormously stimulating. It is small wonder that people who have been demanding all their lives to be heard so often fall speechless when confronted with one who gravely agrees to lend an ear. Man clamors for the freedom to express himself and for knowing that he counts. But once offered these conditions, he becomes frigthened. Robert C. Murphy
When an American says that he loves his country, he ... means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect. Adlai Ewing Stevenson
We first have to find the way of freedom from involvement before we can introduce freedom in involvement. Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan
The Price Of Freedom Is Eternal Vigilance. Thomas Jefferson
The greatest lesson we can learn from the past...is that freedom is at the core of every successful nation in the world. Frederick Chiluba
At least one way of measuring the freedom of any society is the amount of comedy that is permitted, and clearly a healthy society permits more satirical comment than a repressive, so that if comedy is to function in some way as a safety release then it must obviously deal with these taboo areas. This is part of the responsibility we accord our licensed jesters, that nothing be excused the searching light of comedy. If anything can survive the probe of humour it is clearly of value, and conversely all groups who claim immunity from laughter are claiming special privileges which should not be granted. Eric Idle
I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage... What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom. The freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly think can break you. Paula Giddings
I express many absurd opinions, but I am not the first man to do it American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense. Edgar Watson Howe
I love freedom for what I can do with it, I hate freedom for what I have done with it. Christian Longe
All we have of freedom -- all we use or know -- This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago. Kipling
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. Soren Kierkegaard
Some people surrender their freedom willingly but others are forced to surrender it. Imprisonment begins with birth. Society, parents they refuse to allow you to keep the freedom you were born with. There are subtle ways to punish a person for daring to feel. You see that everyone around you has destroyed his true feeling nature. You imitate what you see. Jim Morrison
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen. Bob Marley
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own. John Quincy Adams
This institution will be based upon the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it. Thomas Jefferson
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)
You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it. Corazn Cojuangco Aquino
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