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Freedom Quotes

Benjamin Franklin
Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.
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Stephen R. Covey
Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.
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Benjamin Franklin
The man who trades freedom for security does not deserve nor will he ever receive either.
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John Paul
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
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Don Delillo
Writing is a form of personal freedom. It frees us from the mass identity we see in the making all around us. In the end, writers will write not to be outlaw heroes of some underculture but mainly to save themselves, to survive as individuals.
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Albert Camus
A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse.
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Jay Leno
War continues in Iraq. They're calling it Operation Iraqi Freedom. They were going to call it Operation Iraqi Liberation until they realized that spells 'OIL.'"
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Abraham Lincoln
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.
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No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
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Henry David Thoreau
All good things are wild, and free.
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The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.
Thomas Jefferson Permalink
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Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential.
Aung Suu Permalink
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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.
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Ralph Sockman
The hope of free man in a frightened world is the values which man puts ahead of inventions when his back is to the wall. These values are beauty, truth, goodness and having a faith, all of which are bombproof.
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that by overcoming dictatorship that the Iraqi people will have hope to live in peace and freedom and direct their own affairs as soon as possible.
Gerhard Schroeder Permalink
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John F. Kennedy
The freedom of the city is not negotiable. We cannot negotiate with those who say, "What's mine is mine and what's yours is negotiable."
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Marilyn Monroe
Unfortunately, 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.
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Mark Twain
The highest pleasure to be got out of freedom, and having nothing to do, is labor
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Albert Einstein
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?
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Abraham Lincoln
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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Martin Luther
Mankind has a free will; but it is free to milk cows and to build houses, nothing more.
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Philip Randolph
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
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Andrea Dworkin
Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us
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Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries.
Arthur Henderson Permalink
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As for freedom, it will soon cease to exist in any shape or form. Living will depend upon absolute obedience to a strict set of arrangements, which it will no longer be possible to transgress. The air traveler is not free. In the future, life's passengers will be even less so: they will travel through their lives fastened to their (corporate) seats.
Jean Baudrillard Permalink
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Freedom requires a sacrifice the protected will never know!
James Carter Permalink
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Kurt Cobain
Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that's pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.
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All of us, from time to time, need a plunge into freedom and novelty, after which routine and discipline will seem delightful by contrast
Andre Maurois Permalink
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Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
Adam Powell Permalink
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