Quotes and sayings about tag  #freedom

Quotes and sayings about tag  freedom


Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Abraham Lincoln

Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.

Adam Smith

If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower.

Adolf Hitler

Nite Owl II: But the country's disintegrating. What's happened to America? What's happened to the American dream?The Comedian: It came true. You're lookin' at it.

Alan Moore

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.

Alan W. Watts

The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.

C. JoyBell C.

The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.

David Foster Wallace

My reasons to liveWere my reasons to dieBut at least they were mineNow I've freedom unboundCut the laces of life

Emilie Autumn

Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.


I tried to contain myself... but I escaped!

Gary Paulsen

Electricity is really just organized lightning

George Carlin

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.

David Foster Wallace

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Books can not be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory... In this war, we know, books are weapons. And it is a part of your dedication always to make them weapons for man's freedom.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.

George Gordon Byron

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

George Orwell

A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.

Gilles Deleuze

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.

James Madison

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.

Jean-Paul Sartre

Hypocrites get offended by the truth.

Jess C. Scott

Liberty without Learning is always in peril and Learning without Liberty is always in vain.

John F. Kennedy

Everything has boundaries. The same holds true with thought. You shouldn't fear boundaries, but you should not be afraid of destroying them. That's what is most important if you want to be free: respect for and exasperation with boundaries.

Haruki Murakami

What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.

Henry David Thoreau

For those who know the value of and exquisite taste of solitary freedom (for one is only free when alone), the act of leaving is the bravest and most beautiful of all.

Isabelle Eberhardt

Freely we serveBecause we freely love, as in our willTo love or not; in this we stand or fall.

John Milton

The first duty of a man is to think for himself

José Martí

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.

Judy Blume

We wanted the freedom to love. We wanted the freedom to choose. Now we have to fight for it.

Lauren Oliver

Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures.

Leon Trotsky

You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker

Malcolm X

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