Freedom Quotes

60 Best Freedom Quotes

In this post, the best list of Freedom Quotes has been prepared. It is as follows.

Freedom Quotes

Voltaire Quotes

“Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.” – Voltaire


“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” – Pericles


“May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.” – Peter Marshall


“It does not take a majority to prevail… but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.” – Samuel Adams


“Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.” – Denis Diderot


“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus


“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” – William Faulkner


“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost


“Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.” – Moshe Dayan


“It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.” – Voltaire


“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.” – Walter Cronkite



“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor E. Frankl


“A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.” – Bob Dylan


Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.” – Pope John Paul II


“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.” – Nelson Mandela


“A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.” – Milton Friedman


“This, then, is the state of the union: free and restless, growing and full of hope. So it was in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith.” – Lyndon B. Johnson


“I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.” – Nikos Kazantzakis


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


“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” – Jean-Paul Sartre


“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.” – Charles Kingsley


“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


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


“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” – Albert Einstein


“I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” – Wendell Willkie


“We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.” – George W. Bush


“Freedom is never given; it is won.” – A. Philip Randolph


“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” – Patrick Henry


“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine


“Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.” – Marquis de Lafayette


“Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.” – Kahlil Gibran


“Those who won our independence… valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” – Louis D. Brandeis


“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


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


“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


“The work of art is a scream of freedom. Christo


“Freedom is the recognition of necessity.” – Friedrich Engels


“What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.” – Salman Rushdie


“We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.” – William Glasser


“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.” – Jim Morrison


“If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.” – Benjamin Franklin


“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin


“If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.” – Malcolm X


“Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.” – Bob Marley


“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


“Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” – George Orwell


“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.” – Jim Morrison


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


“I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.” – Jimmy Wales


“Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent.” – Mike Tyson


“Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.” – D. H. Lawrence


“Responsibility is the price of freedom.” – Elbert Hubbard


“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F. Kennedy


“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


“Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau


“The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.” – Patrick Henry


“Patterning your life around other’s opinions is nothing more than slavery.” – Lawana Blackwell


“We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way. The third is freedom from want. The fourth is freedom from fear.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


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