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If you are looking for the 100 best and most inspirational QUOTES ABOUT FREEDOM then you have come to the right place!



Freedom is defined as the power or right to act, think or speak as we wish.

Freedom is a right we all deserve.

It is liberty and opportunity.

It is the ability to act or change without constraint.

But how do we get feeling of freedom when our rights seems halted or tested? 


Read ahead to find out the 100 tips that the wisest of the wise had to share. 


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Without further ado here they are; the TOP 100 most inspirational QUOTES ABOUT FREEDOM:




1 – Everything can be taken from a man but… the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. – Victor Frankl

2 – The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. – Albert Camus

3 – Brute force, no matter how strongly applied, can never subdue the basic human desire for freedom. – Dalai Lama

4 – Freedom requires responsibility to choose who we are above and beyond our immediate impulses, needs, and social pressures. – Brendon Burchard

5 – The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you. – David Foster Wallace

6 – Freedom is the power to choose our own chains.

7 – Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody’s slavery. – W.E.B Du Bois

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

9 – Freedom is realizing you have a choice. – T.F. Hodge

10 – We are forever indebted to those who have given their lives that we might be free. – Ronald Reagan



11 – The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart. – Thich Nhat Hanh

12 – The hardest prison to escape is your mind.

13 – The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. – Thomas Jefferson

14 – No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free. – Buddha

15 –Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. – Sigmund Freud

16 – The shell must break before the bird can fly.

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

18 –Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free. – Paulo Coelho

19 – The ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us. – Stephen Covey

20 – Religious freedom doesn’t mean you can force others to live by your own beliefts. – Barack Obama


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21 – Freedom is allowing your heart to lead the way.

22 –Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing. – Ayn Rand

23 – There is no holier purpose other than serving the freedom and development of the individual.

24 –Doing what you love is freedom. Loving what you do is happiness. – Lana Del Rey

25 – Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever. The yearning for freedom eventually manifests itself. – Martin Luther King Jr.

26 – Freedom: the opportunity to be who we never thought we would be. – Daniel J. Boorstin

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

28 –Financial freedom is freedom from fear. – Robert Kiyosaki

29 – Freedom is that faculty that enlarges the usefulness of all other faculties. – Immanuel Kent

30 –Better to die on one’s feet than to live on one’s knees. – Jean Paul Sartre


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31 – Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.” – Nelson Mandela

32 – The financial goal that wealthy-minded persons pursue is freedom, not riches. – Felicia Woodside

33 – I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free. – Rosa Parks

34 – He who has overcome his fears will truly be free. – Aristotle

35 –It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere. – Voltaire

36 –I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free. – Nikos Kazantzakis

37 –I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. – Robert A. Heinlein

38 –The best road to progress is freedom’s road. – John F. Kennedy

39 – Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. – Moshe Dayan

40 –When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. Nelson Mandela


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41 – The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant. – Maximilien Robespierre

42 – Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds. – Marcus Garvey

43 – Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought. – Pope John Paul II

44 –Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re  a man, you take it. – Malcolm X

45 –The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage. –  Carrie Jones

46 –We have no right to believe that freedom can be won without struggle. – Che Guevara

47 – A man is either free or he is not. There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom. – Amiri Baraka

48 – He only earns his freedom and his life who takes them every day by storm. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

49 – Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. – Rabindranath Tagore

50 –I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. – Charlotte Brontë



51 – Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance. – Lisa Murkowski

52 – When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free. – Charles Evans Hughes

53 – 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

54 –To be true to one’s own freedom is, in essence, to honor and respect the freedom of all others. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

57 –A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. – Jim Morrison

58 –I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech. – Stockwell Day

59 –The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel

60 –All of us can be involved by making certain the light of freedom burns brightly within our own souls. – Elder L. Tom Petty


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61 – The secret of freedom, courage. – Thucydides

62 –To know how to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what to do with one’s freedom. – Andre Gide

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

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

65 – If you are tired, keep going; if you are scared, keep going; if you are hungry; keep going; if you want to taste freedom, keep going.” – Harriet Tubman

66 – You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequences of your choice.

67 –Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Mahatma Gandhi

68 –I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity. – David Bowie

69 –Freedom has never been free. – Medgar Evers

70 – You belong somewhere you feel free. – Tom Petty



71 – When the actions of others no longer matter, then you will have succeeded within your own mind. – Jo De Raman

72 –When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.  Ralph Ellison

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

74 –Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom. – Marilyn Ferguson

75 – Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln

76 –Caged birds accept each other but flight is what they long for. – Tennessee Williams

77 – Man is born free and is everywhere in chains. – Peter Care

78 –I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

79 – A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life. – Suze Orman

80 – When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, ‘Free at last! free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!'” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr


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81 – True freedom is tolerant. It gives people the right to live and think in new ways – John Twelve Hawks

82 –Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves. – Friedrich Nietzsche

83 – Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. – Hans Christian Andersen

84 – Nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” – Fannie Lou Hamer

85 –We gain freedom when we have paid the full price. – Rabindranath Tagore

86 – There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.

87 – Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.

88 – Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. – Moshe Dayan

89 –Understanding leads to independence and freedom. – Vanda Scaravelli

90 – Too much freedom undercuts freedom. – William Raspberry



91 – Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire. – Epictetus

92 –Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. 
 Bob Marley

93 – I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere in the world. Then I asked myself the same question.

94 –To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves. – Virginia Woolf

95 – To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. – Lewis B. Smedes

96 – Freedom is dearer than bread or joy.” – Jessie E. Sampter

97 –Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently. – Rosa Luxemburg

98 – Love is giving people the freedom to be the way they are, not trying to make them the way you want.

99 – The price of freedom is always responsibility.

100 –Freedom lies in being bold. – Robert Frost


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