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Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
I'd rather die my way than live yours.
From every mountain side Let Freedom ring.
Samuel F. Smith
Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
I am living breathing freedom.
Without freedom, no one really has a name.
We must all hang together, or, assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
Ho Chi Minh
For 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.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
Freedom is what we do with what is done to us.
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
If we wish to be free, if we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges for which we have been so long contending, if we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourselves never to abandon until the glorious object of our contest shall be obtained, we must fight!
May it be to the world, what I believe it will be … the signal of arousing men to burst the chains … and to assume the blessings and security of self-government. That form, which we have substituted, restores the free right to the unbounded exercise of reason and freedom of opinion. All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. … For ourselves, let the annual return of this day forever refresh our recollections of these rights, and an undiminished devotion to them.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Michel de Montaigne
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
When the people fear the government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty.
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right…and a desire to know; but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean of the characters and conduct of their rulers.
Freedom lies in being bold.
We love our lovin'....but not like we love our freedom.
Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.
Equal and exact justice to all men…freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of person under the protection of the habeas corpus; and trial by juries impartially selected, these principles form the bright constellation which has gone before us.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Henry David Thoreau
You can't take the sky from me.
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.
May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!
For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Freedom is not defined by safety. Freedom is defined by the ability of citizens to live without government interference. Government cannot create a world without risks, nor would we really wish to live in such a fictional place. Only a totalitarian society would even claim absolute safety as a worthy ideal, because it would require total state control over its citizens’ lives. Liberty has meaning only if we still believe in it when terrible things happen and a false government security blanket beckons.
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
I love my freedom. I love my America.
Jessi Lane Adams
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
Simone de Beauvoir