The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free.
Art lives on constraint and dies of freedom.
If our economy of freedom fails to distribute wealth as ably as it has created it, the road to dictatorship will be open to any man who can persuasively promise security to all.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.
I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.
Freedom and equality are natural born enemies.
He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free.
Capitalism offers you freedom, but far from giving people freedom, it enslaves them.
When faith in our freedom gives way to fear of our freedom, silencing the minority view becomes the operative protocol.
I go of my free choice, with the blessing of obedience.
If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive.
Reactivity is enslavement. Responsibility is freedom.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Freedom: To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The fear of capitalism has compelled socialism to widen freedom, and the fear of socialism has compelled capitalism to increase equality. East is West and West is East, and soon the twain will meet.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Anyone who wants to see a very free world does not want government. I also don't like being extorted or being aggressed against by others.
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
The more you have, the more you are occupied, the less you give. But the less you have the more free you are. Poverty for us is a freedom. It is not mortification, a penance. It is joyful freedom. There is no television here, no this, no that. But we are perfectly happy.