Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
--Jean Jacques Rousseau
The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.
We gain freedom when we have paid the full price for our right to live.
He who is brave is free.
None can love freedom heartily but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man.
--M. K. Gandhi
The cause of freedom is the cause of God.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
Freedom awakens hope.
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Freedom demands respect for the freedom of others.
Freedom can be real only if it is freedom for those who think differently.
Freedom comes from human beings rather than from laws and institutions.
Freedom is to live one's life with the window of the soul open to new thoughts, new ideas, new inspirations.
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
--Stephen R. Covey
Only when one is free, can one free others.
Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Freedom is participation in power.
--Marcus Tullius Cicero
Freedom lies in being bold.
We would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
--Franklin D. Roosevelt
I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.
--Antoine de Saint Exupery
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
Freedom cannot be granted, it must be taken.
Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death.
--Gen Michel Aoun
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs or impede their efforts to obtain it.
--John Stuart Mill
The road to freedom is not strewn with roses. It is a path covered with thorns, but at the end of it, there is the full-blown rose of liberty, awaiting the tired pilgrim.
--Subash Chandra Bose