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Is freedom really free? Read through this collection of freedom quotes and find out more about the meaning of true freedom.
I used to think that freedom is free. It seems the more I feel trapped, the more I desire freedom. My own limiting thoughts can become my own captor. Slowly, I began to learn that freedom is not free. It comes with a price. Sometimes at a heavy price. If you're willing to pay the price, you can be as free as you want to be.
May you find courage, strength and determination from these freedom quotes, and see that freedom is something to be desired and cherished.
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
-- Stephen R. Covey
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
-- Viktor Frankl
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
Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.
-- Rosa Luxemburg
Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them -- and then, the opportunity to choose.
-- C. Wright Mills
Freedom is never free.
-- Author Unknown
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.
-- Jeffrey Borenstein
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
-- Moshe Dayan
Freedom lies in being bold.
-- Robert Frost
History does not teach fatalism. There are moments when the will of a handful of free men breaks through determinism and opens up new roads.
-- Charles de Gaulle
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
-- Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
-- Dick Cheney
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
-- Napoleon Bonaparte
People hardly ever make use of the freedom they have. For example, the freedom of thought. Instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
-- Søren Kierkegaard
The fact, in short, is that freedom, to be meaningful in an organized society must consist of an amalgam of hierarchy of freedoms and restraints.
-- Samuel Hendel
The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.
There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
-- Charles Kingsley
There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life -- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind -- are always attained by giving them to someone else.
-- Peyton Conway March
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.
-- Chuck Palahniuk
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