Edo names Dictionary
Quotes About Freedom
•“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” 
― S.G. Tallentyre
•“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.” 
― Abraham Lincoln
•“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” 
― George Washington
•“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” 
― Abraham Lincoln
•“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.” 
― Napoleon Bonaparte
•“When the people fear the government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty.” 
― Thomas Jefferson
•“The first duty of a man is to think for himself” 
― José Martí
•“I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.” 
― Theodore Roosevelt
•“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” 
― George Gordon Byron
•“ people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” 
― Dwight D. Eisenhower
•“True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” 
― Mortimer J. Adler
•“Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.” 
― Thomas Paine
•“Freedom for the wolves has often meant death to the sheep.” 
― Isaiah Berlin
•“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.” 
― Søren Kierkegaard
•“Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.” 
― Doug Larson
•“Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.” 
― Denis Diderot
•“If you've got nothing to dance about, find a reason to sing.” 
― Melody Carstairs
•“Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind.” 
― John Milton
•“Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” 
― George Orwell   
•“The real struggle for us is for the citizen to cease to be the property of the state.” 
― Adam Michnik
“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.” 
― Martin Luther King Jr.
•“The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” 
― Wole Soyinka   
•“A man’s spirit is free, but his pride binds him with chains of suffocation in a prison of his own insecurities” 
― Jeremy Aldana
•“Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves. ” 
― Friedrich Nietzsche
•“Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.”  
― Mahatma Gandhi

•“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed” 
― Martin Luther King Jr.
•“Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.” 
― Karl Marx 
•“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” 
― John F. Kennedy
•“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” 
― Soren Kierkegaard   
•“Marriage is a fine institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.” 
― Mae West
•“The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.” 
― Adlai E. Stevenson II
•“It is impossible to enslave, mentally or socially, a bible-reading people. The principles of the bible are the groundwork of human freedom.” 
― Horace Greeley
•“Freedom rings where opinions clash.” 
― Adlai E. Stevenson 
•“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
•“I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams” 
― Madonna Ciccone   
•“Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.” 
― Epictetus 
•“I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me.”
― William Shakespeare
•“Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond. ” 
― Jeffrey Borenstein
•“The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.” 
― C. JoyBell C.
•“Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.” 
― Marcus Tullius Cicero 
•“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” 
― Gloria Steinem
•“Freedom is the only law which genius knows.” 
― James Russell Lowell 
•“Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.” 
― Jean-Paul Sartre
•“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
•“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools” 
― Martin Luther King Jr.
•“Freedom lies in being bold.” 
― Robert Frost
•“Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man.” 
― Archibald MacLeish 
•“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” 
― Charlotte Brontë

•“Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.” 
― Benjamin Franklin
•“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” 
― Pericles
•“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” 
― Sigmund Freud
•“The best road to progress is freedom's road.” 
― John F. Kennedy   
•“Government leaders are amazing. So often it seems they are the last to know what the people want.” 
― Aung San Suu Kyi
•“We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.” 
― Malcolm X
•“Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.” 
― Kahlil Gibran
•“Liberalism is to freedom as anarchism is to anarchy.” 
― Ernst Jünger
•“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
•“Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.” 
― Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
•“don't live your life in a bubble or you'll never see the world you would want to see it” 
― chidinma onuoha
•“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” 
― Benjamin Franklin
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