70 Freedom quotes about the independence of people

Freedom is the ability to exercise a person's will. To voice out their thoughts or take action without any restrictions. If you wish to do anything you want, nobody can stop you. Just make sure to have good intentions and don't trample or hurt anyone. May these quotes about freedom give you insights that will make you understand what it means to be truly free.

Freedom quotes about the independence of people
1. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” – Charlotte Brontë

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

3. “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

4. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel

5. “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor E. Frankl

6. “Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.” – Jim Morrison

7. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution, on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first.” – Jim Morrison

8. “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” – Ralph Ellison

9. “You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” – Toni Morrison
Freedom quotes about the independence of people
10. “He who is brave is free.” – Seneca

11. “Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.” – Bob Marley

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

13. “Real freedom is freedom from the opinions of others. Above all, freedom from your opinions about yourself.” – Brennan Manning

14. “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost
Freedom quotes about the independence of people
15. “Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” – Toni Morrison

16. “We wanted the freedom to love. We wanted the freedom to choose. Now we have to fight for it.” – Lauren Oliver

17. “The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.” – C. JoyBell C.

18. “I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.” – Robert A. Heinlein

19. “Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln
Freedom quotes about the independence of people
20. “If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.” – Noam Chomsky

21. “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” – William Faulkner

22. “Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

23. “Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give life a meaning.” – Jean Paul Sartre

24. “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” – Mortimer J. Adler
Freedom quotes about the independence of people
25. “The first duty of a man is to think for himself.” – Jose Marti

26. “No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom. Having the most important thing in the world without owning it.” – Paulo Coelho

27. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs

28. “We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories.” – Margaret Atwood

29. “Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” – Sigmund Freud

30. “The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.” – Carrie Jones

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31. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” – Michel de Montaigne

32. “Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.” – Jean Paul Sartre

33. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi

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

35. “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

36. “Letting go gives us freedom. It is the only condition for happiness. If in our hearts, we still cling to anything, like anger, anxiety, or possessions, we cannot be free.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

37. “We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.” – Edward R. Murrow

38. “You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.” – Robert A. Heinlein

39. “Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say?” – Kurt Vonnegut

40. “Freedom is not a reward or a decoration that is celebrated with champagne. It’s a long distance race, quite solitary and very exhausting.” – Albert Camus

41. “Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.” – Moshe Dayan

42. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” – Jim Morrison

43. “The things you own end up owning you. It's only after you lose everything that you're free to do anything.” – Chuck Palahniuk

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

45. “Life without freedom is like a body without spirit.” – Kahlil Gibran

46. “Those people, who hate you, envy your freedom.” – Santosh Kalwar

47. “To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.” – Alan Wilson Watts

48. “Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.” – Herbert Hoover

49. “I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.” – Jimmy Wales

50. “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

51. “You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” – Malcolm X

52. “And the turtles, of course, all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.” – Dr. Seuss

53. “Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.” – Rosa Luxemburg

54. “Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.” – James Baldwin

55. “She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

56. “To enjoy freedom, we have to control ourselves.” – Virginia Woolf

57. “Freely we serve because we freely love, as in our will to love or not; in this we stand or fall.” – John Milton

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

59. “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

60. “Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

61. “Freedom is not for the weak.” – Tony Calderone

62. “He only earns his freedom and his life who takes them every day by storm.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

63. “Who would be free themselves must strike the blow. Better even to die free than to live slaves.” – Frederick Douglass

64. “The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.” – Aung San Suu Kyi

65. “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus

66. “Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” – Albert Einstein

67. “Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.” – Bertrand Russell

68. “The freedom from something is not true freedom. The freedom to do anything you want to do is also not the freedom I am talking about. My vision of freedom is to be yourself.” – Rajneesh

69. “Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from.” – Vernon Howard

70. “What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

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