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Most people want security in this world

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

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

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” –  John F. Kennedy

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” – John F. Kennedy

“Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!” –  Patrick Henry

“You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make a good use of it.” – John Adams

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” – Alexander Hamilton

“Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” – Ronald Reagan

“One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.” – Anonymous

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

“The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

“What do you suppose will satisfy the soul, except to walk free and own no superior?” – Walt Whitman

“Freedom is independence of the compulsory will of another.” – Immanuel Kant

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass

“Most people want security in this world, not liberty.” – H.L. Mencken

“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

“You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness.” – Robert Frost

“Nothing matters and that’s a good thing as it sets you free.” – Naval Ravikant

“Never trust the words of a man who is not free.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Let go. Let be. See through everything and be free, complete, luminous, at home — at ease.” – Lama Surya Das

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

“To remember non-attachment is to remember what freedom is all about. If we get attached, even to a beautiful state of being, we are caught, and ultimately we will suffer. We work to observe anything that comes our way, experience it while it is here, and be able to let go of it.” – Sharon Salzberg

“Buddhism teaches that joy and happiness arise from letting go. Please sit down and take an inventory of your life. There are things you’ve been hanging on to that really are not useful and deprive you of your freedom. Find the courage to let them go.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“You are born as freedom. It is just that you have been conditioned to forget it. Layers upon layers of conditionings have made you a puppet. The strings are in somebody else’s hands.” – Osho

“Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance.” –  Woodrow Wilson

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“America’s greatest contribution to the world is its concept of democracy, its concept of freedom, freedom of action, freedom of speech, and freedom of thought.” – Benazir Bhutto

“I believe that freedom of speech and freedom of religion go hand-in-hand in America.” – Kirk Cameron

“The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.” – John Locke

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