Freedom Quotes

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A right is not what someone gives you; it’s what no one can take from you.
– Ramsey Clark

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“Bombs and pistols do not make a revolution. The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting-stone of ideas”

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Freedom is like taking a bath — you have to keep doing it every day!
– Florynce Kennedy

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Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
– Marilyn Ferguson

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It is no dishonor to be in a minority in the cause of liberty and virtue.
– Sam Adams

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In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Patriotism does not oblige us to acquiesce in the destruction of liberty. Patriotism obliges us to question it, at least.
– Wendy Kaminer

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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings.
– Hodding Carter

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It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
– Dick Cheney

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Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw.
– Henry David Thoreau

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Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
– Henry David Thoreau

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The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.
– Thomas Campbell

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Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
– Napoleon Bonaparte

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Let freedom never perish in your hands.
– Joseph Addison

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True freedom is a mental condition that no one can take or give to you.”
? Debasish Mridha

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Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.
– Abraham Lincoln

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Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
– Paul Tillich

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Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
– H.L. Mencken

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As far as your self control goes, as far goes your freedom.
– Marie von Ebner

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I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
– Simone Beauvoir