Freedom Quotes

Dr. Purushothaman
July 18, 2014
  • If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
    George Washington
  • 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
  • Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed — else like a flower cut
    from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
    Simone de Beauvoir
  • The fact, in short, is that freedom, to be meaningful in an organized society must consist of an amalgam of hierarchy of freedoms
    and restraints.
    Samuel Hendel
  • He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a
    precedent that will reach himself.
    Thomas Paine
  • History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens
    up new roads.
    Charles de Gaulle
  • 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.
    Abraham Lincoln
  • True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the
    stuff of which dictatorships are made.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
    Martin Luther King Jr.
  • It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
  • We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty
    for their souls.
    Robert J. McCracken
  • We have to call it freedom: who’d want to die for a lesser tyranny?
    Mignon McLaughlin
  • It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
  • You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness.
    Robert Frost
  • For what avail the plough or sail,Or land or life, if freedom fail?
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
    Thomas Paine
  • The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.
    Thomas Campbell

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