Freedom Quotes

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
– Epictetus
Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
– Epictetus
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.
– Marilyn Ferguson
A growing number of young women who have the freedom to decide have decided that career can wait, and the delicious early years of their children's lives can't.
– Suzanne Fields
There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards. French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu, but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet.
– Suzanne Fields
As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.
– Steve Forbes
We must guard against the overreaching hand of big government trying to take away our freedom. And we must always protect the environment in a manner consistent with our values.
– Steve Forbes
The search for human freedom can never be complete without freedom for women.
– Betty Ford
We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.
– E. M. Forster
Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
– Michel Foucault
Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the end of achieving a free society.
– Felix Frankfurter
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
– Sigmund Freud
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
– Milton Friedman
The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom.
– Milton Friedman
The enemies of freedom will not prevail.
– Bill Frist
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
– Erich Fromm
You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
– Robert Frost
To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
– James Anthony Froude
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
– Alan Dean Foster
Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
– John Kenneth Galbraith