Freedom Quotes


Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order.
– John V. Lindsay
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There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.
– Walter Cronkite
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The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.
– James Truslow Adams
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We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism.
– Madeleine Albright
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The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.
– Saul Alinsky
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We should favor innovation and freedom over regulation.
– George Allen
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I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter's gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.
– Yasser Arafat
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Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
– Hannah Arendt
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
– Hannah Arendt
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Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
– Hannah Arendt
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Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.
– Michel Aoun
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In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!
– J. G. Ballard
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The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
– Bernard Baruch
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I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
– Simone de Beauvoir
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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 Bennett
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The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
– Silvio Berlusconi
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Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.
– Aneurin Bevan
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Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion. The idea that we want to see the world, the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
– Joe Biden
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We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
– Barbara Boxer
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No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for something other than life in its conventional sense and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily.
– Andre Breton
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