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  1. Picture quote by Bob Marley about freedom

    Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life. ⏤ Bob Marley

  2. Picture quote by Sayings about freedom

    One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you. ⏤ Sayings

  3. Picture quote by Stephen King about freedom

    Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free. ⏤ Stephen King

  4. Picture quote by Jim Morrison about friend

    A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. ⏤ Jim Morrison

  5. Picture quote about wisdom

    Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.

  6. Picture quote by Oscar Wilde about happy

    WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy. ⏤ Oscar Wilde

  7. Picture quote by Muhammad Ali about freedom

    I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want. ⏤ Muhammad Ali

  8. Picture quote by Thomas Jefferson about freedom

    I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. ⏤ Thomas Jefferson

  9. Picture quote by Sigmund Freud about freedom

    People do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. ⏤ Sigmund Freud

  10. Picture quote by John G. Diefenbaker about freedom

    Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong. ⏤ John G. Diefenbaker

  11. Picture quote by Victor Frankl about freedom

    The last of the human freedoms - to choose ones attitude in any given set of circumstances. ⏤ Victor Frankl

  12. Picture quote by Ronald Reagan about freedom

    Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged. ⏤ Ronald Reagan

  13. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about freedom

    Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

  14. Picture quote by Sayings about forgive

    Forgiveness is just another name for freedom. ⏤ Sayings

  15. Picture quote by George Washington Carver about education

    Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. ⏤ George Washington Carver

  16. Picture quote about life

    The most dangerous risk of all - the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later .

  17. Picture quote by Tim Fargo about thinking

    Don't exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercises your freedom of thought. ⏤ Tim Fargo

  18. Picture quote by Harvey Specter about motivational

    Ever loved someone so much, you would do anything for them? Yeah, well, make that someone yourself and do whatever the hell you want. ⏤ Harvey Specter

  19. Picture quote by Robert Frost about freedom

    Freedom lies in being bold. ⏤ Robert Frost

  20. Picture quote by Jai Gurudev about inspirational

    You are free right now. ⏤ Jai Gurudev

  21. Picture quote by Jean-Paul Sartre about freedom

    Freedom is what we do with what is done to us. ⏤ Jean-Paul Sartre

  22. Picture quote by Rosa Luxemburg about wisdom

    Those who do not move, do not notice their chains. ⏤ Rosa Luxemburg

  23. Picture quote by Oscar Wilde about freedom

    With freedom, books, flowers and the moon, who could not be happy ⏤ Oscar Wilde

  24. Picture quote about freedom

    Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness

  25. Picture quote by Graham Greene about thought

    Heresy is another word for freedom of thought. ⏤ Graham Greene

What are the best freedom quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about freedom of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best freedom quotations. Top freedom sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.


Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

Albert Einstein

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.

Thomas Jefferson

Defend your liberty and repel the forces that seek to take it from you.

J. K. Rowling

Choice is not a form of freedom in the sense of the word; choice is the act of hesitation that occurs before making a decision.

Alan Watts

Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.

Frank Tyger

Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

Noam Chomsky

The law will never make men free, it is men that have to make the law free.

Henry David Thoreau

The saving man becomes the free man.

Chinese Proverbs

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

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.

Sigmund Freud

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

Rollo May

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.

Abraham Lincoln

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.

Jim Morrison

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.


If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

George Washington

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.

Viktor E. Frankl

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 disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.


We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A forest bird never wants a cage.

Henrik Ibsen

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

Mahatma Gandhi

In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

Bernard Baruch

It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.


I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.

Friedrich Nietzsche


George Orwell

You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.

Malcolm X

Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.

Henrik Ibsen

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.

Albert Camus

Liberty is the right to choose, freedom is the result of that choice.


Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

Kris Kristofferson

Who then is free? The wise man who can govern himself.


Within yourself deliverance must be searched for, because each man makes his own prison.

Sir Edwin Arnold

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

Soren Kierkegaard

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Malcolm X

The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.

John F. Kennedy

If you're not ready to die for it, put the word freedom out of your vocabulary.

Malcolm X

There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.

Eric Hoffer

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.

Thomas Paine

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out.

Pierre Berton

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.

Clarence Darrow

He who is brave is free.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.


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

George Orwell

Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.

Abraham Lincoln

It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants.

Blaise Pascal

Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.

Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.

Noam Chomsky

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

There's something contagious about demanding freedom.

Robin Morgan

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are 20 gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.

Thomas Jefferson

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

Jean-Paul Sartre

Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.

Abraham Lincoln

The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do.

Eric Hoffer

Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.

Wayne Dyer

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Mankind has a free will; but it is free to milk cows and to build houses, nothing more.

Martin Luther

You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.

Malcolm X

The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force.


The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.

Leon Blum

Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.

Horst Koehler

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

Jim Morrison

He who is conceived in a cage, yearns for the cage.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Freedom - an occupied space which must be reoccupied every day.

John Ralston Saul

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

Frank Herbert

No man is free who is not a master of himself.


All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.

Isabel Allende

Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.

Stephen Covey

Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.

Margaret Mitchell

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.

Ronald Reagan

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -- with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

Lord Byron

I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.

James Madison

You can only be free if I am free.

Clarence Darrow

If they want to hang me, let them. And on the scaffold I will shout Freedom for the working class!

Mother Jones

The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.

Adlai Stevenson

The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.

Lady Bird Johnson

When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

Charles Hughes

Of what use is freedom of speech to those who fear to offend?

Roger Ebert

Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.


I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.

Marilyn Monroe

Freedom is a universal value.

Jan Peter Balkenende

Freedom -- to walk free and own no superior.

Walt Whitman

We are free to yield to truth.


The secret of freedom, courage.


Freedom exists only with power.

Friedrich von Schiller

So free we seem, so fettered we are!

Robert Browning

He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

John Milton

A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.

Ezra Pound

Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.


Freedom is a condition of mind, and the best way to secure it is to breed it.

Elbert Hubbard

Freedom is just chaos with better lighting.

Alan Dean Foster

So far as a person thinks; they are free.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution, are our greatest export to the world.

Robert Byrd

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