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

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

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

Freedom of the press was for those who owned one. Now we all do.

A. J. Liebling

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

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

Steve Maraboli

The empowered mind gravitates towards freedom and helps you break free of all limitations.

Steve Maraboli

Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.

Friedrich Hayek

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

George Washington Carver

Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.

George Orwell

Skepticism is the father of freedom. It is like the pry that holds open the door for truth to slip in.

Gerry Spence

I should wish to see a world in which education aimed at mental freedom rather than imprisoning the minds of the young in rigid armor of dogma calculated to protect them through life against the shafts of impartial evidence.

Bertrand Russell

What I’m really interested in is whether God could have made the world in a different way; that is, whether the necessity of logical simplicity leaves any freedom at all.

Albert Einstein

The essence of mathematics is its freedom.

Georg Cantor

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