31 Quotes About The Joy Of Having Freedom

  1. Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. Ronald Reagan
  2. Freedom lies in being bold. Robert Frost
  3. To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves. Virginia Woolf
  4. Freedom, in any case, is only possible by constantly struggling for it. Albert Einstein
  5. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death! Patrick Henry
  6. All the Men will be sailors then, until the sea shall free them. Leonard Cohen
  7. True freedom is always spiritual. It has something to do with your innermost being, which cannot be chained, handcuffed, or put into a jail. Rajneesh
  8. 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. Nelson Mandela
  9. Liberty: One of imagination’s most precious possessions. Ambrose Bierce
  10. Here is my secret: I don’t mind what happens. Jiddu Krishnamurti
  11. Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. Bob Marley Click to tweet
  12. Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves. Friedrich Nietzsche Click to tweet
  13. In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  14. I read somewhere… how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong… but to feel strong. Christopher McCandless (Into The Wild movie)
  15. Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. Moshe Dayan
  16. I don’t care whether you’re a top Wall Street banker, if somebody has to tell you when to be at work, what to wear, and how to behave, you’re not a free person. Naval Ravikant
  17. The English did not come to America from a mere love of adventure, nor to truck with or convert the savages, nor to hold offices under the crown, as the French to a great extent did, but to live in earnest and with freedom. Henry David Thoreau
  18. The freedom from something is not true freedom. The freedom to do anything you want to do is also not the freedom I am talking about. My vision of freedom is to be yourself. Rajneesh
  19. We anarchists do not want to emancipate the people; we want the people to emancipate themselves. Errico Malatesta
  20. Everything can be taken from a man but… the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. Victor Frankl
  21. What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. Thomas Jefferson
  22. The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit. Ralph Waldo Emerson Click to tweet
  23. We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. William Faulkner
  24. Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. Jean-Paul Sartre
  25. The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. Albert Camus
  26. For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail? Ralph Waldo Emerson
  27. 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. Thich Nhat Hanh
  28. If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never be. Thomas Jefferson
  29. It’s beautiful to be alone. To be alone does not mean to be lonely. It means the mind is not influenced and contaminated by society. Jiddu Krishnamurti
  30. If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary. Malcolm X
  31. Who would be free themselves must strike the blow. Better even to die free than to live slaves. Frederick Douglass (This is one of my favorite freedom quote. Leave a reply here and let me know what’s yours!)


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