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No union exists between church and state, and perfect freedom of opinion is guaranteed to all sects and creeds.

James K. Polk

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Malcolm X

None can love freedom heartily but good men the rest love not freedom, but license.

John Milton

None of us here in Washington knows all or even half of the answers If you love your country, don't depend on handouts from Washington for your information. If you cherish your freedom, don't leave it all up to big government.

Barry Goldwater

Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Now the real beginnings of the 'freedom' which we have discussed for many years--and a heady freedom it is, coming after so many years of reaching outward for it--to finally discover all I had to do was reach inward, and it was there waiting all the time for me

Alisa Wells

On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that all their efforts shall not have been in vain.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth.

Henrik Ibsen

Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.

William James

Our freedom is our sacred cow; no one should touch it! We must be very pious in this holy matter.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press and that cannot be limited without being lost.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace is precious to us. It is the way of life we strive for with all the strength and wisdom we possess. But more precious than peace are freedom and justice. We will fight, if fight we must, to keep our freedom and to prevent justice from being destroyed.

Harry S Truman

People can be in general pretty well trusted, of course--with the clock of their freedom ticking as loud as it seems to do here--to keep an eye on the fleeting hour.

Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Fifth, Chapter 2

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

Kierkegaard

People unfit for freedom - who cannot do much with it - are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a "have" type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a "have not" type of self.

Eric Hoffer

Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.

Patrick Henry

Politics [is] the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order.

Barry Goldwater

Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.

Charles Lindbergh

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

Frank Herbert, Dune

Self-freedom is simply not letting your yesterday or past affect your today and tomorrow. However, avail yourself the freedom from anything that has been holding you back in order to embrace the future ahead of you. Listen up, you are where God wants you to be at this very moment. Besides, every experience of life is part of God's plans for your life. Although some experiences may be unfavorable sometimes, anyway relax and never worry. For, the end justifies the means.

Emeasoba George

Self-immolation as a way to protest against the injustices or as a way to fight for freedom cannot be accepted! All the fights must be done in the dimension of existence! Your body is your road to everywhere; if you destroy it, you lose all the roads! Stay firm and fight alive; no cause is more valuable than a man’s life! Keep your body out of the fire! Don’t ever praise the self-immolations; condemn them! Suicide is a defeat! Power is to fight, to fight peacefully, and not to die in agony!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward.

Patricia Sampson

Shall not one line lament our forest race, Struck out for you from wild creation's face Freedom-the selfsame freedom you adore-Bade us defend our violated shore.

Simon Pokagon

Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.

Heinrich Heine

So long as faith with freedom reigns
And loyal hope survives,
And gracious charity remains
To leaven lowly lives;
While there is one untrodden tract
For intellect or will,
And men are free to think and act,
Life is worth living still.

Alfred Austin

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