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A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Freedom
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Freedom
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.
~ Ezra Pound | ( American poet, critic and intellectual. ) | 1885-1972 | Freedom
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Freedom
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
All we have of freedom , All we use or know , This our fathers bought for us ,Long and long ago.
~ Rudyard Kipling | ( British writer. ) | 1865-1936 | Freedom
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom will soon lose its freedom; and the ironical thing about it is that it will lose its ease and comfort too.
~ W. Somerset Maugham | (British novelist and playwright. ) | 1874-1965 | Freedom
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
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 | (French sociologist, and philosopher. ) | 1929-2007 | Freedom
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Freedom
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Freedom
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Freedom
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Freedom -- to walk free and own no superior.
~ Walt Whitman | (American poet. ) | 1819-1892 | Freedom
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Freedom
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Freedom exists only with power.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Freedom
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
~ Martin Luther King Jr. | ( American black leader. ) | 1929-1968 | Freedom
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance; it means compelling Fortune to enter the lists on equal terms.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Freedom
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
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 | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Freedom
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Freedom
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Freedom
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Freedom
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
~ George Orwell | ( British novelist, essayist, and critic. ) | 1903-1950 | Freedom
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Freedom
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     

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