Freedom Quotes

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

Soren Kierkegaard


Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.

Mahatma Gandhi


We must be willing to pay a price for freedom.

H.L. Mencken


Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.



Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent.

Mike Tyson


Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from.

Vernon Howard


Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

Frank Herbert


Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.

Graham Greene


If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.

Malcolm X


The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.

Thornton Wilder


Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.

Jiddu Krishnamurti


If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.

Robert Frost


Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.

Charles Lindbergh


Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.

Margaret Mitchell


Freedom has no history.

Andrew Cohen