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There is nothing more wonderful than freedom of speech.

We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street an Broadway.
To be what no one ever was, to be what everyone has been: Freedom is the mean of those extremes that fence all effort in.
In the light of his vision he has found his freedom: his thoughts are peace, his words are peace and his work is peace.
If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
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.
Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom.
Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do.
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.
Just as war is freedom's cost, disagreement is freedom's privilege.
Freedom Know this, that every man is free To choose his life and what he'll be. For this eternal truth is given, God will force no man to heaven. He'll call, persuade, direct aright, Bless with wisdom, love, and light; In nameless ways be good and kind, But never force the human mind.
Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.
What we want is not freedom but its appearances. It is for these simulacra that man has always striven. And since freedom, as has been said, is no more than a sensation, what difference is there between being free and believing ourselves free?
For me, the principal fact of life is the free mind. For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity. A perpetually new and lively world, but a dangerous one, full of tragedy and injustice. A world in everlasting conflict between the new idea and the old allegiances, new arts and new inventions against the old establishment.
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.
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.
Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind.
If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
It will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven.
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
It is our belief that if people are set free to express themselves to the fullest, their accomplishments will be far beyond their dreams, and they will not only contribute to the growth of the company, but will also be more useful citizens and contribute to the society at large.
True obedience is true freedom.
As for freedom, it will soon cease to exist in any shape or form. Living will depend upon absolute obedience to a strict set of arrangements, which it will no longer be possible to transgress. The air traveler is not free. In the future, life's passengers will be even less so: they will travel through their lives fastened to their (corporate) seats.
In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.
Freedom all solace to man gives: He lives at ease that freely lives.
The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper, and render them more important.
Any honest examination of the national life proves how far we are from the standard of human freedom with which we began. The recovery of this standard demands of everyone who loves this country a hard look at himself, for the greatest achievements must begin somewhere, and they always begin with the person. If we are not capable of this examination, we may yet become one of the most distinguished and monumental failures in the history of nations.
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.
A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.
When we were told that by freedom we understood free enterprise, we did very little to dispel this monstrous falsehood. Wealth and economic well-being, we have asserted, are the fruits of freedom, while we should have been the first to know that this kind of happiness has been an unmixed blessing only in this country, and it is a minor blessing compared with the truly political freedoms, such as freedom of speech and thought, of assembly and association, even under the best conditions.
Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps never was, nor will be, decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.
To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
There is no such thing as part freedom.
As free as you allow others to be, such freedom you create for yourself.
Truth equals our freedom. If we do not have it it appears to someone who even has a small glimpse of truth that we are not.
If the freedom and justice are only owned by a few privileged persons, the whole nation will never have the real Freedom and Justice at all.
The country has no future without Freedom and Justice.
You have the freedom to do anything, anytime, anywhere....... Just don't get anyone into your troubles....... Please !!!!!!!