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People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
- Soren Kierkegaard
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Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
- Thomas Paine
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Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves.
- David Garrick
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Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.
- Rosa Luxemburg
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The most wonderful aspect of the universal scheme of things is the action of free beings under divine guidance.
- Joseph Marie de Maistre
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The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
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No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
- Euripides
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No one who lives in error is free.
- Euripides
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Too little liberty brings stagnation and too much brings chaos.
- Bertrand Russell
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Where the state begins, individual liberty ceases, and vice versa.
- Mikhail Bakunin
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Freedom is but the possibility of a various and indefinite activity; while government, or the exercise of dominion, is a single, yet real activity. The longing for freedom, therefore, is at first only too frequently suggested by the deep-felt consciousness of its absence.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt
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Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
- Samuel Adams
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The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought.
- Samuel Adams
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Liberty is often a heavy burden on a man. It involves that necessity for perpetual choice which is the kind of labor men have always dreaded.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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Freedom begins between the ears.
- Edward Abbey
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A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.
- Saint Thomas Aquinas
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Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
- David Lloyd George
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When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.
- Charles Evans Hughes
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Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.
- Marquis de Lafayette
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You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
- Henrik Ibsen
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The definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
- Adlai Stevenson
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Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
- Epictetus
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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
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The truth is that men are tired of liberty.
- Benito Mussolini
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Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
- Denis Diderot
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