None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
Pearl S. Buck
1892 — 1973
Freedom is not America’s gift to the world. It is God’s gift to humanity.
President George W. Bush
He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
1835 — 1902
To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936
Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.
106 A.D. — 43
Lean liberty is better than fat slavery.
1654 — 1734
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mohandas K. Gandhi
1869 — 1948
To know to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what to do with one’s freedom.
1869 — 1951
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
1902 — 1983
We think caged birds sing, when indeed they cry.
1580? — 1632?
Man is condemned to be free because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
1905 — 1980
There are two freedoms -- the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
1819 — 1875
Freedom is just another word for “nothing to lose.”
Liberty produces wealth and wealth destroys liberty.
Henry Demarest Lloyd
1847 — 1903
America is a land which fought for freedom and then began passing laws to get rid of it.
The U.N. is a place where governments opposed to free speech demand to be heard.
The dagger plunged in the name of Freedom is plunged into the breast of Freedom.
1853 — 1895
It is hard for a free fish to understand what is happening to a hooked one.
Dr. Karl A. Menninger
1893 — 1990
Tyranny is the wish to have in one way what can only be had in another.
1623 — 1662
Freedom is a hard-bought thing.
1898 — 1976