Freedom Quotes

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Small: It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires o
Samuel Adams
"It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men"
Samuel Adams, Revolutionary
Small: As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom
Pythagoras
"As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom"
Pythagoras, Mathematician
Small: Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why
Albert Camus
"Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future"
Albert Camus, Philosopher
Small: We are all different. Yet we are all Gods children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause
"We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us"
Barbara Boxer, Politician
Small: Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitute
Friedrich Nietzsche
"Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: Freedom can occur only through education
Friedrich Schiller
"Freedom can occur only through education"
Friedrich Schiller, Dramatist
Small: The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of cr
John Locke
"The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom"
John Locke, Philosopher
Small: There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action
W. Somerset Maugham
"There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
Small: Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal re
Loris Malaguzzi
"Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, President
Small: Freedom rings where opinions clash
"Freedom rings where opinions clash"
Adlai E. Stevenson, Politician
Small: As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken
Barry White
"As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken"
Barry White, Musician
Small: Freedom is not something that can be given, it is something that must be fought for
Alexander Rutskoy
"Freedom is not something that can be given, it is something that must be fought for"
Alexander Rutskoy, Vice President
Small: To silence criticism is to silence freedom
"To silence criticism is to silence freedom"
Sidney Hook, Philosopher
Small: The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, t
"The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity"
Anna Julia Cooper, Educator
Small: Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement
Nelson Mandela
"Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement"
Nelson Mandela, Statesman
Small: The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression
Ho Chi Minh
"The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man"
Ho Chi Minh, Revolutionary
Small: A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself
"A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself"
Jim Morrison, Musician
Small: The enemies of freedom do not argue they shout and they shoot
William Ralph Inge
"The enemies of freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot"
William Ralph Inge, Clergyman
Small: The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, w
Daniel Libeskind
"The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, we're trying to keep a huge juggling act in balance, with the tower as just one of the many balls in play"
Daniel Libeskind, Architect
Small: Freedom is contagious. Thats why despots fear it so much
Bill Owens
"Freedom is contagious. That's why despots fear it so much"
Bill Owens, Politician
Small: I never felt comfortable in real life very well. Its always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I
"I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it"
Nick Nolte, Actor
Small: In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties
"In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err
Mahatma Gandhi
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err"
Mahatma Gandhi, Leader
Small: A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government
Frank Lloyd Wright
"A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it"
Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect
Small: You have freedom when youre easy in your harness
Robert Frost
"You have freedom when you're easy in your harness"
Robert Frost, Poet
Small: Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities tha
Richard M. Nixon
"Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that"
Richard M. Nixon, President
Small: What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom to and
Marilyn vos Savant
"What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from.""
Marilyn vos Savant, Author
Small: The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and
John F. Kennedy
"The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission"
John F. Kennedy, President
Small: Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the
Nelson Mandela
"Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements"
Nelson Mandela, Statesman
Small: No one can enjoy freedom without trembling
Emile M. Cioran
"No one can enjoy freedom without trembling"
Emile M. Cioran, Philosopher
Small: What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they dont like something to saying that
"What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long"
Thomas Sowell, Economist
Small: I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining eart
Marilyn Monroe
"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, Actress
Small: The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom - they are the pillars of society
Henrik Ibsen
"The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom - they are the pillars of society"
Henrik Ibsen, Poet
Small: One should never put on ones best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth
Henrik Ibsen
"One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth"
Henrik Ibsen, Poet
Small: Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citize
"Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship"
Patrick Henry, Politician
Small: Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they
Mary Wollstonecraft
"Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain"
Mary Wollstonecraft, Writer
Small: And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the mob - a word betrayi
Camille Paglia
"And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech"
Camille Paglia, Author
Small: The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone.
George W. Bush
"The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true"
George W. Bush, President
Small: One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians.
"One of the interesting things here is that the people who should be shaping the future are politicians. But the political framework itself is so dead and closed that people look to other sources, like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom"
Thom Yorke, Musician
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