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Freedom Quotes

There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who renounces possessions. Anais Nin
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they? George Carlin
I do not come into this pulpit hoping that perhaps somebody will of his own free will return to Christ. My hope lies in another quarter. I hope that my Master will lay hold of some of them and say, You are mine, and you shall be mine. I claim you for myself. My hope arises from the freeness of grace, and not from the freedom of the will. Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it. Abraham Lincoln
All we have of freedom -- all we use or know -- This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago. Rudyard Kipling
The birthplace of success for each person is in his Inner-Consciousness. The Inner-Consciousness will use whatever it is given. If constructive thoughts are planted positive outcomes will be the result. Plant the seeds of failure and failure will follow. And since the only real freedom a person has is the choice of what thoughts he will feed to his Inner-Consciousness he is totally responsible for the outcomes he gets. Sidney Madwed
Freedom is not something that anybody can be given Freedom is something that people take and people are as free as they want to be. James Arthur Baldwin
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail. Erich Fromm
All we have of freedom -- all we use or know -- This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago. Kipling
The Price Of Freedom Is Eternal Vigilance. Thomas Jefferson
As it is an ancient truth that freedom cannot be legislated into existence, so it is no less obvious that freedom cannot be censored into existence. Dwight D Eisenhower
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. James A. Garfield, July 12, 1880
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
Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization. Charles Lindbergh
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself. Robert F. Bennett
Beyond a critical point within a finite space, freedom diminishes as numbers increase. ...The human question is not how many can possibly survive within the system, but what kind of existence is possible for those who do survive. Frank Herbert, Dune
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed it must be achieved. Franklin D. Roosevelt
I love freedom for what I can do with it, I hate freedom for what I have done with it. Christian Longe
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. Soren Kierkegaard
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. James Madison
( quotes are updated each month )