quote by Olympe de Gouges

Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights. Social distinctions can be based only on the common utility.

— Olympe de Gouges

Romantic Born To Be Free quotations

Born to be free quote You were born an original. Don't die a copy.
You were born an original. Don't die a copy.

All men were made brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it. You might as well expect the rivers to run backward as that any man who was born free should be content when penned up and denied liberty to go where he pleases.

The mind is sharper and keener in seclusion and uninterrupted solitude.

Originality thrives in seclusion free of outside influences beating upon us to cripple the creative mind. Be alone-that is the secret of invention: be alone, that is when ideas are born.

Born to be free quote The two most important days in your life are the day you are born... and the day
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born... and the day you find out why.

I've left Bethlehem, and I feel free.

I've left the girl I was supposed to be, and some day I'll be born.

I was not born with a hunger to be free, I was born free.


Very few people really care about freedom, about liberty, about the truth, very few. Very few people have guts, the kind of guts on which a real democracy has to depend. Without people with that sort of guts a free society dies or cannot be born.

Born to be free quote Why fit in when you we born to stand out?
Why fit in when you we born to stand out?

I was not born to be free---I was born to adore and obey.

To be born in a free society and not to be born free is to be born into a lie.

To be told by co-citizens and co-Christians that you have no value, no history, have never done anything that is worthy of human respect destroys you because in the beginning you believe it.

Release your majestic mind, embrace your untamed inner spirit.

Break free from captivity, avoid society.. You were born to be free.

Born to be free quote The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.


I still cannot fathom how difficult it was for the women I met to find out that they were HIV-positive. It is such a courageous undertaking in countries where there is still considerable stigma about the disease. They got tested to ensure that their unborn babies would have a chance of life by being born free of the virus.

The free man must be born before freedom can be won, and the brotherly man must be born before full brotherhood can be won. It will come into being only if we build it out of our very muscle and bone - by trying to act it out.

Born to be free quote Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

Do we call this the land of the free? What is it to be free from King George the Fourth and continue the slaves of prejudice? What is it to be born free and equal, and not to live? What is the value of any political freedom, but as a means to moral freedom?

And so it is to the printing press--to the recorder of mans deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news-- that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent.

No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.

Born to be free quote It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory.
It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory.

Well I was born to run, to get ahead of the rest.

And all that I wanted was to be the best Just to feel free and be someone I was born to be fast, I was born to run .

O wretched state! O bosom black as death! O limed soul that, struggling to be free, art more engaged! Help, angels! Make assay! Bow, stubborn knees! and, heart with strings of steel, be soft as sinews of the new-born babe!

That is why the Aethenian law makers so decreed it a crime for any citizen to shrink from controversy. I am asking your help in the tremendous task of informing and alerting the American people. Confident that with your help, man will be what he was born to be, free and independent.

Born to be free quote Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
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We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there are no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against.

All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.


Man will be what he was born to be: free and independent.

Born to be free quote No such thing as spare time, no such thing as free time, no such thing as down t
No such thing as spare time, no such thing as free time, no such thing as down time. All you got is life time. Go.

There is 'a time to be born' - and born again, free of accumulated, encrusted sores of fears and prejudices, old hates, of cancerous wounds, old prides. And there is a time to die - a time for the blue, unburied child of our young years to be decently interred - and to get on with the living.

It is the will of God that we live not only as rational beings, but as "new men" regenerated by the Holy Spirit in Christ. It is His will that we reach out for our inheritance, that we answer His call to be His sons. We are born men without our consent, but the consent to be sons of God has to be elicited by our own free will.

We are all born free from all religious affiliations and only come to believe in such things after being introduced to it ― so, atheism is the default position. Although some children are not indoctrinated with a specific religion before the age of reason, there are many more who are.

Born to be free quote You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice
You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.

It may be that the most interesting American struggle is the struggle to set oneself free from the limits one is born to, and then to learn something of the value of those limits.


Markets are born free, yet no sooner are they born than some would-be emperor is forging chains. Paradoxically, it sometimes happens that the only way to preserve freedom is through judicious controls on the exercise of private power. If we believe in liberty, it must be freedom from both private and public coercion.

It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even his personal services to the defence of it, and consequently that the Citizens of America from 18 to 50 Years of Age should be borne on the Militia Rolls, provided with uniform Arms, and so far accustomed to the use of them, that the Total strength of the Country might be called forth at a Short Notice on any very interesting Emergency,

Born to be free quote The best thing in life are free.
The best thing in life are free.

To be born free is an accident; To live free a responsibility; To die free is an obligation.

Breaking free from extremely limited capacities of the present-day physical body and having gotten rid of the limits, a man may embark on a journey to a new knowledge, which is being born in his or her dreams. Nobody and nothing can stop such a man for he or she, having tasted freedom, has touched upon the capacities lying within a man. He or she has understood that life is a permanent creation of perfecting his or her soul through the world matter. It is only in this process that a man is implementing the plan of God

Never may an act of possession be exercised upon a free being;

the exclusive possession of a woman is no less unjust than the possession of slaves; all men are born free, all have equal rights: never should we lose sight of those principles; according to which never may there be granted to one sex the legitimate right to lay monopolizing hands upon the other, and never may one of the sexes, or classes, arbitrarily possess the other.

Born to be free quote The definition of success is when you are free to do what you love, without any
The definition of success is when you are free to do what you love, without any limitations.

The United States of America was the first place on earth where average people had the opportunity to become the greatest among all people. It was the first time in human history where people were allowed to pursue the best of their abilities to whatever desire they wanted, because it was a nation founded under the concept of human beings being born free.

Only you know who you were born to be and you need to be free to be that person.

A sick person is Allah's guest for as long as he is ill.

Every day he is sick, God gives him countless rewards, as long as he says ' al hamdulillah', praise be to God, and does not fight it and complain. When God returns to him his health, he expiates his sins and gives him the status of the newly-born (completely pure and free of any sin). Illness is a mercy and a blessing.

Men may be born free; they cannot be born wise; and it is the duty of the university to make the free wise.

It is not every man who can be a Christian, even in a very moderate sense, whatever education you give him. It is a matter of constitution and temperament, after all. He may have to be born again many times. I have known many a man who pretended to be a Christian, in whom it was ridiculous, for he had no genius for it. It is not every man who can be a free man, even.

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