Freedom Quotes

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Nearly all men are slaves for the same reason that the Spartans assigned for the servitude of the Persians - lack of power to pronounce the syllable, No. To be able to utter that word and live alone, are the only two means to preserve one`s freedom and one`s character.

Nicolas Chamfort

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Punk is musical freedom. It`s saying, doing and playing what you want. [...] `Nirvana` means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that`s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.

Kurt Cobain

The air smells sweeter and time stands still any day you`re in the world and everyone else is working or in school.

Penn Jillette

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The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.

Jules Renard

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A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.

Ezra Pound

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A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.

Samuel Johnson

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Our sense of free will results from a failure to appreciate this: We do not know what we intend to do until the intention itself arises.

Sam Harris

Free will is an illusion. Our wills are simply not of our own making. Thoughts and intentions emerge from background causes of which we are unaware and over which we exert no conscious control. We do not have the freedom we think we have.

Sam Harris

Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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He who does not move does not notice his chains.

Rosa Luxemburg

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We can try and render the chains of mass surveillance invisible or undetectable, but the constraints that it imposes on us do not become any less potent.

Glenn Greenwald

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The Internet still has the potential to be a better medium for democracy than broadcast, with its one-direction-only information flows, ever could be.

Eli Pariser

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All for the people and all by the people. Nothing about the people without the people. That is Democracy.

Lajos Kossuth

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

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Freedom is more than just a word and a patriotic concept. It is the purest intent of God.

Steve Maraboli

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