Quotes about Freedom

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” Jean-Paul Sartre

“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 

“In America, the policeman is a working-class hero. In England, the policeman is a working-class traitor.” ― Martin Amis

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

“There’s no freedom quite like the freedom of being constantly underestimated.” Scott Lynch

“I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.”Jean-Jacques Rousseau 

“Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.”Vladimir Lenin

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

“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.”Nelson Mandela

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

“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.”― Rosa Luxemburg 

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

“It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.” Bertrand Russell 

“He who is brave is free” Seneca

“Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.”― Kahlil Gibran

“Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.”― Epictetus 

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking… is freedom. ”― Dwight D. Eisenhower