Popular Quotes and Sayings about Freedom

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. ~Albert Einstein

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. ~Mark Twain

I agree with everything you say, but I would attack to the death your right to say it. ~Tom Stoppard

Reason should direct and appetite obey. ~Cicero

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. ~Benjamin Franklin

The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. ~Dorothy Nevill

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. ~David Friedman

While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits [of the dead]?...While you do not know life, how can you know about death? ~Confucius

When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough. ~Maurice Maeterlinck

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way. ~Josh Billings

If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee an equally full measure of liberty to all your neighbors. There is no other. ~Carl Schurz

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. ~Malcolm X

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. ~William Hazlitt

Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting. ~Alan Dean Foster

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. ~Soren Kierkegaard

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. ~Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.