Freedom Proverbs

By | June 7, 2016

Saying about Freedom

Freedom is a plateful of hard crusts. ~ Sicilian Proverb

It is better to be a free man in a small house than a slave in a big one. ~ Norwegian Proverbs

He who has lost his freedom has nothing else to lose. ~ German Proverbs

Give your children too much freedom and you lose your own. ~ Russian Proverb

Who mocks his chains will not be free. ~ German Proverb

When money is taken freedom is forsaken. ~ Traditional Proverb

Rather free in a foreign place than a slave back home. ~ Norwegian Proverb

Better to be a free dog than a caged lion. ~ Arabian Proverb

Better a free bird than a king in captivity. ~ Norwegian Proverb

The child who loves freedom is the first victim of it. ~ Bambara Proverb

Four walls make a man free. ~ Iranian Proverbs

It is better to work and be free than to be fed in captivity. ~ Gabonese Proverb

Freedom does not lengthen life. ~ Finnish Proverbs

He who wants what God wants of him will lead a free and happy life. ~ Japanese Proverb

He who takes a woman gives away his freedom. ~ Italian Proverbs

Who accepts from another sells his freedom. ~ German Proverb

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man. ~ Chinese Proverb

He who accepts favors, pawns his freedom. ~ Slovak Proverb

The saving man becomes the free man. ~ Chinese Proverb

A country without freedom is like a prisoner with shackled hands. ~ Filipino Proverb

They are not free who drag their chains behind them. ~ French Proverb

Quotations about Freedom

Freedom Proverb

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others. But without freedom, no socialism either, except the socialism of the gallows. ~ Albert Camus

Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. ~ Moshe Dayan

The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree. ~ Thomas Campbell

I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. ~ Simone de Beauvoir

You don’t have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being. ~ Malcolm X

Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus. ~ Aneurin Bevan

True obedience is true freedom. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it. ~ Samuel Johnson

Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship. ~ Patrick Henry

Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man’s lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one’s self. ~ Max Stirner

Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond. ~Jeffrey Borenstein

Freedom is not the right to do what we want, but what we ought. Let us have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us; to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. ~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence. ~ Norman O. Brown

Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all. ~ Noam Chomsky

It is quite impossible to guarantee world peace. But it should be possible to guarantee world freedom. ~ Author Unknown

What can be heavier in wealth than freedom? ~ Sylvia Ashton-Warner

In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves. ~ Bernard M. Baruch

Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance; it means compelling Fortune to enter the lists on equal terms. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

None can love freedom heartily, but good men… the rest love not freedom, but license. ~ John Milton

When ever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither is safe. ~ Edmund Burke

The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry. ~ James Truslow Adams

The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress. ~ Ramana Maharshi

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind. ~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery

There are always risks in freedom. The only risk in bondage is breaking free. ~ Gita Bellin

The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom. ~ Lady Bird Johnson

Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us. ~ Stephen R. Covey

Freedom all solace to man gives: He lives at ease that freely lives. ~ John Barbour

We gain freedom when we have paid the full price… ~ Rabindranath Tagore

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. ~William Faulkner

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. ~ John F. Kennedy Quotes

The only conception of freedom I can have is that of the prisoner or the individual in the midst of the State. The only one I know is freedom of thought and action. ~ Albert Camus

There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail. ~ Eric Hoffer

The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices. ~ Richard Cobden

But what is Freedom? Rightly understood, A universal license to be good. ~ Hartley Coleridge

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

Freedom — to walk free and own no superior. ~ Walt Whitman

Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you. ~ Jean-Paul Sartre

Freedom and constraint are two aspects of the same necessity, the necessity of being the man you are, and not another. You are free to be that man, but not free to be another. ~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery

How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold. ~ William Wordsworth

Freedom is the right to live as we wish. ~ Epictetus

If we catch a glimpse of freedom, we wish to possess it. If we catch a glimpse of death, we want nothing to do with it. One we cannot have; the other we cannot avoid. ~ Jeremy P. Johnson

We have to call it “freedom“: who’d want to die for “a lesser tyranny”? ~Mignon McLaughlin

The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave. His fetters fall… freedom and slavery are mental states. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Freedom is not constituted primarily of privileges but of responsibilities. ~ Albert Camus

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. ~ Albert Camus

Freedom is not enough. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes

We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Only law can give us freedom. ~ Goethe Quotes

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. ~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes

The basic freedom of the world is woman’s freedom. ~ Margaret Sanger

Who ever walked behind anyone to freedom? If we can’t go hand in hand, I don’t want to go. ~ Hazel Scott

Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment. ~ Adam Clayton Powell

Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself. ~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher

The cause of freedom is the cause of God. ~ Samuel Bowles

What most clearly characterizes true freedom and its true employment is its misemployment. ~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won’t let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion. ~ Malcolm X

The freedom to fail is vital if you’re going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success. ~ Michael Korda

To be born free is an accident; To live free a responsibility; To die free is an obligation. ~ Mrs Hubbard Davis

The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves. ~ Bernard M. Baruch

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

Freedom, then, lies only in our innate human capacity to choose between different sorts of bondage, bondage to desire or self esteem, or bondage to the light that lightens all our olives. ~ Sri Madhava

What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. ~ Archibald MacLeish

There are two good things in life — freedom of thought and freedom of action. ~ W. Somerset Maugham

Freedom is knowing who you really are. ~ Linda Thomson

Yes! To this thought I hold with firm persistence; The last result of wisdom stamps it true; He only earns his freedom and existence Who daily conquers them anew. ~ Goethe

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures. ~ William Penn

I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams. ~ Madonna

Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do. ~ Robin G. Collingwood

If people have to choose between freedom and sandwiches, they will take sandwiches. ~ Lord Boyd Orr

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails. ~ Leo Buscaglia

We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather. ~ Barbara Ehrenreich

Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men. ~ Mortimer J. Adler

All we have of freedom — all we use or know — this our fathers bought for us, long and long ago. ~ Rudyard Kipling

Work means so many things! So many! Among other things, work also means freedom…. Without it even the miracle of love is only a cruel deception. ~ Eleanora Duse

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

Freedom exists only with power. ~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery. ~ Wayne Dyer

Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom will soon lose its freedom. ~ W. Somerset Maugham

Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom. ~ Charles Horton Cooley

Freedom means choosing your burden. ~Hephzibah Menuhin

The great man fights the elements in his time that hinder his own greatness, in other words his own freedom and sincerity. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Freedom is man’s capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves. ~ Rollo May

A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten. ~ Kemal Ataturk

Just as war is freedom’s cost, disagreement is freedom’s privilege. ~ Bill Clinton Quotes

Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows. ~ George Orwell

Yet, Freedom! Yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind. ~ Lord Byron

The fly that touches honey cannot use it’s wings; so too the soul that clings to spiritual sweetness ruins it’s freedom and hinders contemplation. ~ Ghose Aurobindo

Until economic freedom is attained for everybody, there can be no real freedom for anybody. ~ Suzanne La Follette

Freedom is a gift from heaven, and every individual of the same species has the right to enjoy it as soon as he is in enjoyment of his reason. ~ Denis Diderot

Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom is courage. ~ Thucydides

You have been given freedom… to love and serve each other. ~ Bible

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

No matter what a man does, he is not fully sane or human unless there is a spirit of freedom in him, a soul unconfined by purpose and larger than the practicable world. ~ Charles Horton Cooley

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