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“Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.” – Epictetus

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never be.” – Thomas Jefferson

“It’s beautiful to be alone. To be alone does not mean to be lonely. It means the mind is not influenced and contaminated by society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

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

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

“Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.” –  Mortimer Adler

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

“Who speaks of liberty while the human mind is in chains?” – Francis Wright

“Knowledge is an addiction, as drink; knowledge does not bring understanding. Knowledge can be taught, but not wisdom; there must be freedom from knowledge for the coming of wisdom.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Freedom is not caprice but room to enlarge.” – C. A. Bartol

“You can only lose what you cling to.” – Buddha 

“The only way we’ll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba – yes Cuba too.” – Malcolm X

“Let go of your story so the universe can write a new one for you.” – Marianne Williamson

“True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” – Mortimer J. Adler

“Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent.” – Mike Tyson

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” – George Washington Carver

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

“Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Freedom is never given; it is won.”-  A. Philip Randolph

“Freedom is found when we let go of who we’re supposed to be and embrace who we really are.” – Anonymous

“Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Real wealth is not about money. Real wealth is: -not having to go to meetings -not having to spend time with jerks -not being locked into status games -not feeling like you have to say “yes” -not worrying about others claiming your time and energy. Real wealth is about freedom.” – James Clear

“To seek fulfillment is to invite frustration.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.” – Henry Rollins

“The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.” – Leon Blum

“I believe in a vision of equality and justice and freedom and multi-racial democracy, built on the premise that all people are created equal, and they’re endowed by our creator with certain inalienable rights.” – Barack Obama

“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

“You get your freedom by letting your enemy know that you’ll do anything to get it. Then you’ll get it. It’s the only way you’ll get it.” –  Malcolm X

“Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.” – Rumi

“Liberty is the possibility of doubting, of making a mistake, of searching and experimenting, of saying no to any authority — literary, artistic, philosophical, religious, social, and even political.” – Ignazio Silone

“Our duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.” – Swami Vivekananda

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