Freedom quotes

Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really …Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty …They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Courage

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be …A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

Short

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they …If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.

Life Love Romance

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him …Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Funny

Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living …Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty.

Beauty Nature Compassion

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to …If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

People

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for …Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves

As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my …As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.

Forgiveness

I'm single because I was born that …I'm single because I was born that way.

Funny Witty Choice

The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is …The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom.

Inspirational

There is freedom of speech, but I cannot guarantee freedom after …There is freedom of speech, but I cannot guarantee freedom after speech

Short Humor






Short + Freedom quotes

Short Quotes
It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do …It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.

Short Truth

It's only when you discard bad habits that you are really a free …It's only when you discard bad habits that you are really a free man.

Short Habit

Now that she had nothing to lose, she was …Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.

Short

The truth doesn't always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatly wrapped …The truth doesn't always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatly wrapped lies

Short Truth Belief

Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on …Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.

Short

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be …Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.

Short

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be …Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.

Short

Freedom is what we do with what is done to …Freedom is what we do with what is done to us.

Short

In times of war, the law falls …In times of war, the law falls silent.

Short War

The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from …The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear

Short Fear

We have no right to believe that freedom can be won without …We have no right to believe that freedom can be won without struggle.

Short Belief

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the …I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

Short World

To be able to do whatever one pleases is not the real meaning of freedom of …To be able to do whatever one pleases is not the real meaning of freedom of actions.

Short Action

The way to freedom is through service to …The way to freedom is through service to others.

Short

The sea does not like to be …The sea does not like to be restrained.

Short

She had not known the weight until she felt the …She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom.

Short

You see, freedom has a way of destroying …You see, freedom has a way of destroying things.

Short

You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you …You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.

Short

It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be …It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.

Short Truth

Those people, who hate you, envy your …Those people, who hate you, envy your freedom.

Short People

Man is nothing else but what he makes of …Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself.

Short Man



Life + Freedom quotes

Life Quotes
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your …Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.

Life

Do anything, but let it produce …Do anything, but let it produce joy.

Life Short Action Joy

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an …When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.

Life Choice

Anxiety is the dizziness of …Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.

Life Short Fear

Let all of life be an unfettered …Let all of life be an unfettered howl

Life Short

The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in …The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.

Life Fear Work Humans

Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You're given the form, …Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You're given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself

Life

One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is …One word Frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.

Life Love Short Pain

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything …Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.

Life



All Freedom Quotes


Although the butterfly and the caterpillar are completely different, they are one and the …Although the butterfly and the caterpillar are completely different, they are one and the same.

Inspirational

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never …If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.

Inspirational Love

No one keeps you deluded but yourself, and no one but yourself can free you. You have no enemy …No one keeps you deluded but yourself, and no one but yourself can free you. You have no enemy greater than yourself, and no greater friend.

Enemy

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people …Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.

Fear People

If you love someone, you must be prepared to set them …If you love someone, you must be prepared to set them free.

Love

He who is brave is …He who is brave is free

Courage Short

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are …None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at …You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.

Peace War Choice

To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances …To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are …The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.

Politics

But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want …But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.

Desire Poetry

No person has the right to rain on your …No person has the right to rain on your dreams.

Dreams Inspirational Short Individuality

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we …Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free.

Happiness

No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he is vigilant in its …No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he is vigilant in its preservation.

Man

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. …The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

Courage Individuality

The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with …The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.

Truth Humor

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your …Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

Desire

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is …The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.

Courage Happiness Short Secret

The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people …The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.

Inspirational

The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy …The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world

World

If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the …If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, …To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.

Faith Trust

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk …Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.

Philosophy Book

Once you learn to read, you will be forever …Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

Knowledge

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms-to choose one's …Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms-to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Inspirational

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, Where knowledge is free... into that …Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, Where knowledge is free... into that heaven of freedom, my father, let my country awake.

Hope Fear Mind

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence …The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.

World

I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for …I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.

Individuality Man

Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people …Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be

People

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious than to be able to …Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious than to be able to decide.

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign …Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.

Nature Acceptance

Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our …Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.

Happiness Life Philosophy

There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing …There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.

Perspective

If you really love something, you never try to keep it the way it is forever. You have to let it be …If you really love something, you never try to keep it the way it is forever. You have to let it be free to change.

Change Love

Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in …Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.

Truth

The things you own end up owning you. It's only after you lose everything that you're free to do …The things you own end up owning you. It's only after you lose everything that you're free to do anything.

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and …Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.

Peace

Marriage is a fine institution, but I'm not ready for an …Marriage is a fine institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.

Marriage Short Humor

The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, …The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.

Happiness Choice

Freedom lies in being …Freedom lies in being bold.

Courage Short

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison …You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.

Inspirational

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be …America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

War

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make …Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

Mistake Humanity

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid …Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!

Death Life Peace

The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people …The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba -- yes Cuba too.

History Philosophy Politics

The function of freedom is to free someone …The function of freedom is to free someone else.

Inspirational Short

When I discover who I am, I'll be …When I discover who I am, I'll be free.

I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my …I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.

Women

A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master …A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it

Writing

I enjoy everything, but I have no desire for anything, so there is never any pain or disappointment …I enjoy everything, but I have no desire for anything, so there is never any pain or disappointment from unfulfillment. Whatever I do, wherever I go, I enjoy myself.

Desire Pain

It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living …It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.

Wisdom

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should …No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.

Emotions Art

Freely we serve Because we freely love, as in our will To love or not; in this we stand or …Freely we serve Because we freely love, as in our will To love or not; in this we stand or fall.

Love Poetry

God is not your judge; you are your own judge. If you act wrongly, you are going to punish …God is not your judge; you are your own judge. If you act wrongly, you are going to punish yourself. If you act rightly, you will free yourself.

God

Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the …Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke... She will need her sisterhood.

Courage Women

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of …Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.

Courage

Those whose intellect is unattached everywhere, who have mastered the mind, and are free from …Those whose intellect is unattached everywhere, who have mastered the mind, and are free from desires by the practice of renunciation, attain the highest perfection of freedom from action

Mind Action Bhagavad gita

Turns out freedom ain't nothing but missing …Turns out freedom ain't nothing but missing you...

Humor Insult

The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the …The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!

History Art

Your mind is like a bird that has been locked in a cage for many years. It fears liberty. Yet, …Your mind is like a bird that has been locked in a cage for many years. It fears liberty. Yet, freedom is its birthright.

Fear Mind

There was beauty in the idea of freedom, but it was an illusion. Every human heart was chained by …There was beauty in the idea of freedom, but it was an illusion. Every human heart was chained by love.

Beauty Heart Love Idea

Of all God's creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the …Of all God's creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.

Funny Man

Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a …Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.

Change Acceptance

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was …If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.

Ignorance

I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from …I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us.

Understanding

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try …The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.

Individuality

Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else …Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not …A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.

Renunciants who are desireless and wrathless, mind-controlled, and Self-realized, are completely …Renunciants who are desireless and wrathless, mind-controlled, and Self-realized, are completely free both in this world and in the beyond.

Desire Self realization Bhagavad gita

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom …Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.

Fear

Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. I want to be free to act, and I also …Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. I want to be free to act, and I also want my actions to mean something.

Inspirational Action

No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the …No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it

Experience

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to …The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.

Smile Individuality

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, …The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.

Love People

We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to …We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.

Acceptance

It takes a huge effort to free yourself from …It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory

Inspirational Short Memory

I die without seeing dawn's light shining on my country... You, who will see it, welcome it for …I die without seeing dawn's light shining on my country... You, who will see it, welcome it for me... don't forget those who fell during the nighttime.

Light

Strengthen your mind and refuse to carry the burden of mental and moral weakness acquired in past …Strengthen your mind and refuse to carry the burden of mental and moral weakness acquired in past years; burn them in the fires of your present divine resolutions and right activities. With this constructive attitude, you will attain freedom.

Strength Mind

I will not be 'famous,' 'great.' I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, …I will not be "famous," "great." I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, refusing to be stamped and stereotyped. The thing is to free one's self: to let it find its dimensions, not be impeded.

Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labor …Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labor is the real sustainer of society, the sovereignty of the ultimate destiny of the workers.

You must admit I have a right to live in a pigsty if I …You must admit I have a right to live in a pigsty if I want.

Humor Choice

Even if you were to flee to the jungle, your old habits would be with you still. You can't run away …Even if you were to flee to the jungle, your old habits would be with you still. You can't run away from them, so you may as well strive to overcome them. Clear out the jungle of your wrong habits. Then you will be free

Habit

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that …Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...

Book

Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about …Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can't afford the time to think.

Change Education Thought

Relinquishing attachment to the fruits of work, always contented, independent of material rewards, …Relinquishing attachment to the fruits of work, always contented, independent of material rewards, the wise do not perform any binding action even in the midst of activities

Wisdom Action Bhagavad gita

Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at …Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.

Dreams Inspirational Short

You are in a cocoon of your own bad habits, and you must be freed to spread its wings of beautiful …You are in a cocoon of your own bad habits, and you must be freed to spread its wings of beautiful divine qualities.

Habit

It is not the technique of meditation alone that will bring you freedom; your character must be …It is not the technique of meditation alone that will bring you freedom; your character must be strong and pure. Your whole life and behavior must be in harmony with the laws of truth.

Truth Character Meditation

Evolution and reincarnation are methods of propelling all creation toward final freedom in Spirit, …Evolution and reincarnation are methods of propelling all creation toward final freedom in Spirit, held no longer under the natural law of death.

Spirit

we would not be human if we did not miss loved ones; but in feeling lonesome for them we don't want …we would not be human if we did not miss loved ones; but in feeling lonesome for them we don't want selfish attachment to be the cause of keeping them earthbound. Extreme sorrow prevents a departed soul from going ahead toward greater peace and freedom

Love Peace Relationship Soul

True freedom consists in performing all actions - eating, reading, working, and so forth - in …True freedom consists in performing all actions - eating, reading, working, and so forth - in accordance with right judgment and choice of will, not in being compelled by habits

Choice Habit Action

The man form is higher than the angel form; of all forms it is the highest. Man is the highest …The man form is higher than the angel form; of all forms it is the highest. Man is the highest being in creation, because he aspires to freedom.

She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and …She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city

I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to …I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings.

Poetry

Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was …Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

When a dear one dies, instead of grieving unreasonably, realize that he has gone on to a higher …When a dear one dies, instead of grieving unreasonably, realize that he has gone on to a higher plane at the will of God, and that God knows what is best for him. Rejoice that he is free

Death God

You might think I lost all hope at that point. I did. And as a result I perked up and felt much …You might think I lost all hope at that point. I did. And as a result I perked up and felt much better.

Hope

'There is more than one kind of freedom,' said Aunt Lydia. 'Freedom to and freedom from. In the …"There is more than one kind of freedom," said Aunt Lydia. "Freedom to and freedom from. In the days of anarchy, it was freedom to. Now you are being given freedom from. Don't underrate it."

The world ends for us when we are free from …The world ends for us when we are free from desires

Desire World

She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco …She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a …There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.

Only a true guru is empowered by God to establish with disciples a divine relationship by which he …Only a true guru is empowered by God to establish with disciples a divine relationship by which he leads those in his care out of the common sheepfold of delusion to freedom

God

My gran had always told me that a woman--any woman worth her salt--could do whatever she had …My gran had always told me that a woman--any woman worth her salt--could do whatever she had to.

Women Advice

And the turtles, of course...all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should …And the turtles, of course...all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.

To die hating them, that was …To die hating them, that was freedom.

'Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in …"Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation." "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you."

Humor