80+ EXCLUSIVE Freedom Quotes To See Life Differently

The real freedom is something greater than just the right to act however you want. Freedom is about securing to everyone an equal opportunity for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Inspirational freedom quotes will broaden your perspective, shape your attitude and brighten up your life.

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Best Freedom Quotes

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor. It must be demanded by the oppressed. Martin Luther King Jr.

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me I am a free human being with an independent will. Charlotte Brontë

Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. Herbert Hoover

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. Joe Klaas

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

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. Virginia Woolf

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

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco Chanel

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. Kahlil Gibran

Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin. John Green

You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. Malcolm X

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Mahatma Gandhi

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. Eleanor Roosevelt

When I discover who I am, I’ll be free. Ralph Ellison

Freedom cannot be bestowed. It must be achieved. Elbert Hubbard

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

Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves. Friedrich Nietzsche

You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down. Toni Morrison

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought. Pope John Paul II

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. George Washington

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. Jim Morrison

When a person places the proper value on freedom, there is nothing under the sun that he will not do to acquire that freedom. Whenever you hear a man saying he wants freedom, but in the next breath, he is going to tell you what he won’t do to get it, or what he doesn’t believe in doing in order to get it, he doesn’t believe in freedom. A man who believes in freedom will do anything under the sun to acquire or preserve his freedom. Malcolm X

I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience. Charlotte Brontë

We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Thomas Jefferson

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. Bob Marley

Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them, they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure. Stephen King

Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another. Toni Morrison

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. William Faulkner

The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you. David Foster Wallace

Freedom is never easily won, but once established, freedom lasts, spreads, and chokes out tyranny. Trent Lott

Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls. Anaïs Nin

For everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. Albert Einstein

Freedom lies in being bold. Robert Frost

Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else. Epictetus

Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free. Paulo Coelho

No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free. Buddha

A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window. Gilles Deleuze

Tame birds sing of freedom. Wild birds fly. John Lennon

The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think. C. JoyBell C.

The secret to happiness is freedom, and the secret to freedom is courage. Thucydides

I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. Robert A. Heinlein

Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Viktor Frankl

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves. Abraham Lincoln

The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear. Aung San Suu Kyi

I’m single because I was born that way. Mae West

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. Peter Marshall

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear. Judy Blume

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. Thomas Paine

If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all. Noam Chomsky

Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don’t believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others. Coretta Scott King

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. Arthur Schopenhauer

Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity. Karl Marx

The first duty of a man is to think for himself. Jose Marti

Independence is a heady draft, and if you drink it in your youth, it can have the same effect on the brain as young wine does. It does not matter that its taste is not always appealing. It is addictive, and with each drink, you want more. Maya Angelou

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. Sigmund Freud

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. John F. Kennedy

True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline. Mortimer J. Adler

Lock up your libraries if you like, but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt, that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. Virginia Woolf

Freedom is what we do with what is done to us. Jean Paul Sartre

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves. Mary Wollstonecraft

We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edge of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories. Margaret Atwood

Marriage is a fine institution, but I’m not ready for an institution. Mae West

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. Bob Dylan

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage. Carrie Jones

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

Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens Tony DeLiso

Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive. Theodore Roosevelt

If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system.That’s much more powerful than rebelling outside the system. Marie Lu

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Mahatma Gandhi

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free. Aristotle

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere. Voltaire

Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say? Kurt Vonnegut

Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. Moshe Dayan

Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be James Baldwin

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind. Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Nobody who says, I told you so has ever been, or will ever be, a hero. Ursula K. Le Guin