The Best Famous Freedom Quotes

  • 1

    A Favorite of 264 users

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

    December 11, 2000 by Sinetos in Freedom  ID#:1526
  • 2

    A Favorite of 65 users

    Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.

    September 26, 2000 by Bob in Freedom  ID#:62
  • 3

    A Favorite of 52 users

    There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.

    June 1, 2004 by Ally G in Freedom  ID#:18030
  • 4

    A Favorite of 46 users

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

    March 18, 2004 by aschrage in Freedom  ID#:15296
  • 5

    A Favorite of 16 users

    It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.

    December 11, 2000 by None in Freedom  ID#:1573
  • 6

    A Favorite of 11 users

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

    July 14, 2005 by RoushChic04 in Freedom  ID#:43546
  • 7

    A Favorite of 10 users

    When a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man.

    June 1, 2002 by hotkittycock69 in Freedom  ID#:4151
  • 8

    A Favorite of 8 users

    Freedom is not the right to do what we want, but what we ought. Let us have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us; to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.

    September 10, 2004 by I_made_the_devil_cry in Freedom  ID#:22675
  • 9

    A Favorite of 7 users

    "To live your freedom, it is helpful to stop and ask yourself, ‘Why am I doing this?’ and then notice whether, given the options, you are choosing what you really want, or whether you want to choose something else.... Sometimes the exercise of freedom involves naming your poison -- all choices may lead to outcomes that are in some way painful. But the real pain is that of feeling powerless -- denying your freedom."

    March 18, 2004 by aschrage in Freedom  ID#:15297
  • 10

    A Favorite of 4 users

    "Most of us come from the past, and re-create the present. Those who excel come from the future, their vision, their mission, and it pulls them forward."

    July 11, 2002 by Anonymous in Freedom  ID#:4460