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The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.

Harry S. Truman

The very idea of freedom presupposes some objective moral law which overarches rulers and ruled alike.

C. S. Lewis, The Poison of Subjectivism (from Christian Reflections; p. 108)

The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom.

Pesach Seder

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.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

There are days when solitude, for someone my age, 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.

Colette

There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who renounces possessions.

Anais Nin

There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.

William Penn

There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.

Erich Fromm

There can be no real individual freedom in the presence of economic insecurity.

Chester Bowles

There is nothing more wonderful than freedom of speech.

Ilya Ehrenburg

There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence and energy of her citizens cannot cure.

Dwight D Eisenhower

There's never been equality for me, Nor freedom in this 'homeland of the free.

Langston Hughes

They do not leave home without American Express. ... Blame the moral carelessness that parents pass off as the gift of freedom as they cut their children loose like colorful kites and wish them an exciting flight.

Roger Rosenblatt

This institution will be based upon the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.

Thomas Jefferson

Those ignoramuses who think that birds are happy in their cages know not a single thing about freedom!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind.

John Milton

To be listened to is, generally speaking, a nearly unique experience for most people. It is enormously stimulating. It is small wonder that people who have been demanding all their lives to be heard so often fall speechless when confronted with one who gravely agrees to lend an ear. Man clamors for the freedom to express himself and for knowing that he counts. But once offered these conditions, he becomes frigthened.

Robert C. Murphy

To breathe, we do not only need air and lungs, but also freedom!

Mehmet Murat ildan

To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.

James Anthony Froude

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Tyranny destroys or strengthens the individual; freedom enervates him, until he becomes no more than a puppet. Man has more chances of saving himself by hell than by paradise.

Emil Cioran

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

Marilyn Ferguson

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Until one nation ceases its attempts to dominate another, there will never be true freedom. Until one religion relinquishes its quest to prove its god superior to that of another, there shall never be world peace. We will never truly prosper or experience lasting harmony, until we refrain from preaching the gospel of our own moral values and our personal preferences by forcing it upon others.

Anthon St Maarten

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