We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.— William Faulkner
Heartwarming Freedom Of Choice quotations
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
[The] type of education now prevailing all over the world is directed against human freedom. State-controlled education ... deprives people of their free choice, creativity and brilliance.
There is no such thing as freedom of choice unless there is freedom to refuse.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
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.
Liberty not only means that the individual has both the opportunity and the burden of choice; it also means that he must bear the consequences of his actions. Liberty and responsibility are inseparable.
Life is a sum of all your choices". So, what are you doing today?
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
I got two choices, both require pain One’s the pain of change and the pain of staying the same One of ‘em leads to joy, other one leads to shame One of ‘em leads to freedom, the other keeps me in chains.
Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them.
Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom. You don't have to be swept away by your feeling. You can respond with wisdom and kindness rather than habit and reactivity.
Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
God maintains a delicate balance between keeping his existence sufficiently evident so people will know he's there and yet hiding his presence enough so that people who want to choose to ignore him can do it. This way, their choice of destiny is really free.
Because with every action, comment, conversation, we have the choice to invite Heaven or Hell to Earth.
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
You have two choices: You can make a living, or you can design a life.
Every time we interact with another person at work, we have a choice to make: do we try to claim as much value as we can, or contribute value without worrying about what we receive in return?
The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
It is advertising that enthrones the customer as king.
This infuriates the socialist...[it is] the crossing of the boundary between West Berlin and East Berlin. It is Checkpoint Charlie, or rather Checkpoint Douglas, the transition from the world of choice and freedom to the world of drab, standard uniformity.
I'm just kind of taking a break now and enjoying the freedom of making my own choices. When you're on a television show for six years, they run your schedule.
Mankind is at its best when it is most free.
This will be clear if we grasp the principle of liberty. We must recall that the basic principle is freedom of choice, which saying many have on their lips but few in their minds.
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
And for man to look upon himself as a capital good, even if it did not impair his freedom, may seem to debase him... by investing in themselves, people can enlarge the range of choice available to them. It is one way free men can enhance their welfare.
Everything is foreseen, yet freedom of choice is granted.
Life's a choice: you can live in black and white, or you can live in colour.
I'll take every shade of the rainbow and the gazillion in between!
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
If there is no freedom of expression, then the beauty of life is lost.
Participation in a society is not an artistic choice, it’s a human need.
Satan has no power over us except what we allow.
Moment by moment, decision by decision, step by step - will we operate in God's all powerful Truth or allow Satan to entangle us in his lies?
The mystery of human destiny is that we are fated, but that we have the freedom to fulfill or not fulfill our fate: realization of our fated destiny depends on us. While inhuman beings like the cockroach realize the entire cycle without going astray because they make no choices.
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
Unless we put medical freedom into the constitution the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship and force people who wish doctors and treatment of their own choice to submit to only what the dictating outfit offers.
Without freedom of choice, there is no creativity. Without creativity, there is no life.
It is so true that in liquid modernity freedom was, so to speak, let off the leash, and for a quite a number of years the freedom of choice was "in principle" unlimited. One result was the weakening of inter-human bonds, particularly inherited bonds, and the counterfactual assumption that individuals must and can fend for themselves.
You have only got three choices in life: give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
A liberated woman is one who feels confident in herself, and is happy in what she is doing. She is a person who has a sense of self-it all comes down to a freedom of choice.
Voting is a meaningless exercise. I'm not going to waste my time with it. These parties, these politicians are given to us as a way of making us feel we have freedom of choice. But we don't. Everything is done to you in this country.
Becoming is the action that births our womanhood, rather than passive act of being born (an act none of us has a choice in). This short, powerful statement assured me that I have the freedom, in spite of and because of my birth, body, race, gender expectations, and economic resources, to define myself for myself and for others.
I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
With fear, possessiveness enters the picture, then jealousy rears its ugly head.
Jealousy is the opposite of desiring life and freedom of choice for one's partner.
Forces of good and evil are massed and armed and opposed as rarely before in history. Freedom is pitted against slavery; lightness against the dark... In the final choice, a soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains.
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.