Freedom

Responsibility is the price of freedom – Elbert Hubbard

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I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. – Bob Dylan

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You are a tiger in a straw cage! – Chinese proverb

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The tranquility that comes when you stop caring what they say. Or think, or do. Only what you do. – Marcus Aurelius

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Just because you can fit into something tight doesn’t mean that you belong in it. – Helen Ellis

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I travel in my deepest being to lose control of my life and get closer to that one truth: that life is dangerous and changeable and that I do not know my destiny. Strangely enough, I can breathe more freely. – Tessa de Loo

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Writing is a solitary occupation, and one of its hazards is loneliness. But an advantage of loneliness is privacy, autonomy and freedom. – Joyce Carol Oates

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I don’t know where I am going, but I am on my way. – Voltaire

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Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom – and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech. – Benjamin Franklin

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The truth is that men are tired of liberty. – Benito Mussolini

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Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes. – Mark Amend

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Doing what you want is freedom. Loving what you do is happiness.

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Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.  – George Washington

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A man who takes away another man’s freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness. – Nelson Mandela

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Mental slavery is the worst form of slavery. It gives you the illusion of freedom, makes you trust, love and defend your oppressor while making an enemy of those who are trying to free you and open your eyes.

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Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured…Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. – Susan Cain

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Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly. – Neil Gaiman

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Just look at us. Everything is upside-down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the major media destroy information, and religion destroys spirituality.                – Michael Ellner

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Don’t trade your freedom for privileges!

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Freedom is being you without anyone’s permission.

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The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what’s that? The freedom to starve? – Angela Davies

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No, we don’t need more sleep. It’s our souls that are tired, not our bodies. We need nature.  We need Magic. We need adventure. We need freedom. We need truth. We need stillness. We don’t need more sleep, we need to wake up and live. – Brooke Hampton

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In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order. – Will Durant

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How can you ever realize a world of peace, abundance, love, connection and freedom, when you keep seeing images of limitation, separateness and pain appear in your retina over and over again? – Marc B

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Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. – Henry David Thoreau

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Do not follow anybody spiritually. Do not obey. Have a free mind. Where there is freedom there is love, and without freedom one remains in prison. – Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave. – Frederick Douglass

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True happiness and freedom comes when we understand deeply that we have no control over what ultimately happens in any situation. Of course we have our intentions and do our best making choices and taking actions but the results are not in our hands.

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No matter what people think of you, always keep singing your own song.

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Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering. – Dalai Lama

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Simon Wiesenthal told me that any political party in a democracy that uses the word ‘freedom’ in its name is either Nazi or Communist. – Robert D. Kaplan

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There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love. – William Hazlitt

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A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. – Arthur Schopenhauer

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I started to be free when I discovered that the cage was made of thoughts. – Tim Grimshaw

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Freedom rings where opinions clash. – Adlai Ewing Stevenson II

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The hardest prison to escape is in your own mind.

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I allow myself to receive prosperity with ease now. I am ready! – Emmanuel Dagher

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Being offended by freedom of speech should never be regarded as a justification for violence. – Alan Dershowitz

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Money has only one sound: that of freedom. – Coco Chanel

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Meaning: Although this is partly true, money is also addictive and the love of money, the source of all evil.

Sometimes your freedom is not taken away at gunpoint but instead it is done one piece of paper at a time, one seemingly meaningless rule at a time. one small silencing at a time. – Gina Carano

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Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured…Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. – Susan Cain

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True freedom is nothing but justice. – Johann Gottfried Seume

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We mistook violence for passion, indolence for leisure, and though recklessness was freedom. – Toni Morrison

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The threat of fear of violence should not become an excuse or justification for restricting freedom of speech.- Alan Dershowitz

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Forgetfulness is a form of freedom. – Kahlil Gibran

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You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them…but still move on without them. – Mandy Hale

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As long as one dissident is in prison, our freedom will not be true. As long one child is hungry, our lives will be filled with anguish and shame. – Elie Wiesel

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No man can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license. – John Milton

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 We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason then that only freedom can make security secure. – Karl Popper

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Very few people really care about freedom, about liberty, about the truth, very few. Very few people have guts, the kind of guts on which a real democracy has to depend. Without people with that sort of guts a free society dies or cannot be born.  – Doris Lessing

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The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom.  – John Locke

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The Freedom: All matter is merely energy condensed to a slo vibration. We’re all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively. There’s no such thing as death. Life is just a dream. And we are the imagination of ourselves.                 – Bill Hicks

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I would rather live in dangerous freedom than comfortable slavery. – Thomas Jefferson

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One can never consent to creep when one feels an impuls to soar. – Helen Keller

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There isn’t a single person on this planet who is entitled to treat you like shit. Remember that.

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