Famous Quotes About Freedom By Benjamin Franklin
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Top Quotes About Freedom By Benjamin Franklin
1. "You may be safe, but I am free.' Take advantage of the freedom that comes with your youth. Inhale life, exhale fire, and embrace the late, sleepless nights, because that's when the magic happens- when everyone else is asleep and you're awake thinking about the world as it is, and the world as it would be. Make the most of those moments," I said forcefully. "And in the coming years people will tell you that you're too young to change the world. I'm here to tell you, that's fucking bullshit."
Author: Adam Braun
2. "One soldier walked infront of the troop and asked me :"President ,will there be injustice when freedom comes?", I was surprised by the question , but I answered :"Yes,unfortunately there will be injustice and you will have to fight against it just like you do now against your enemies "."
Author: Alija Izetbegovic
3. "Our Press and our schools cultivate Chauvinism, militarism, dogmatism, conformism and ignorance. The arbitrary power of the Government is unlimited, and unexampled in history; freedom of the Press, of opinion and of movement are as thoroughly exterminated as though the proclamation of the Rights of Man had never been. We have built up the most gigantic police apparatus, with informers made a national institution, and the most refined scientific system of political and mental torture. We whip the groaning masses of the country towards a theoretical future happiness, which only we can."
Author: Arthur Koestler
4. "This is just the way life is – sometimes cruel, sometimes beautiful, all the time confusing and frightening and exhilarating – and we just have to deal with it. That'swhat freedom is."
Author: Chloe Rattray
5. "It is in that moment, when you really lay down your cards and see the relationship for what it was, that you'll find the freedom to kick it in the ass and let it go."
Author: Greg Behrendt
6. "When the stories of our life no longer bind us, we discover within them something greater. We discover that within the very limitations of form, of our maleness and femaleness, of our parenthood and our childhood, of gravity on the earth and the changing of the seasons, is the freedom and harmony we have sought for so long. Our individual life is an expression of the whole mystery, and in it we can rest in the center of the movement, the center of all worlds."
Author: Jack Kornfield
7. "Stupid English.""English isn't stupid," I say."Well, my English teacher is." He makes a face. "Mr. Franklin assigned an essay about our favorite subject, and I wanted to write about lunch, but he won't let me.""Why not?""He says lunch isn't a subject."I glance at him. "It isn't.""Well," Jacob says, "it's not a predicate, either. Shouldn't he know that?"
Author: Jodi Picoult
8. "Maybe it was tact that made Benjamin sigh. He didn't roll his eyes or look pained, which was pretty damn magnanimous of him."
Author: Lili St. Crow
9. "I am not an anti to anything which will bring freedom to my class."
Author: Mary Harris Jones
10. "Dissident Natan Sharansky writes that there are two kinds of states -- "fear societies" and "free societies," two kinds of consciousness. The consciousness derived of oppression is despairing, fatalistic, and fearful of inquiry. It is mistrustful of the self and forced to trust external authority. It is premised on a dearth of self-respect. It is cramped.In contrast, the consciousness of freedom is one of expansiveness, trust of the self, and hope. It is a consciousness of limitless inquiry. It builds up in a citizen a wealth of self-respect."
Author: Naomi Wolf
11. "When we let go and let God, Freedom and peace are revealed. When Freedom and peace is revealed God's light never goes out."
Author: Ocean Crisstopher Poet
12. "But there is some way in which poets believe that and this is dangerous, too believe that their calling gives them a certain freedom. A certain freedom to live in a free way."
Author: Peter Davison
13. "Love consists of a commitment which limits one's freedom - it is a giving of the self, and to give oneself means just that: to limit one's freedom on behalf of another."
Author: Pope John Paul II
14. "He was not bone and feather but a perfect idea of freedom and flight, limited by nothing at all"
Author: Richard Bach
15. "I am torn between the freedom of this adventure and the benefits of civilization despite its constraints."
Author: Sara Sheridan
16. "My father also told me that he felt free in that little hole in the ground, much freer than he felt outside, where he was always being chased by the criminals of the regime. That freedom came from inside, from his thoughts, from his soul; and nobody could take that from him."
Author: Teodor Flonta
17. "If their were more Franklin operations it could help the cause much more than right wing activity."
Author: Tom Metzger
18. "Maybe you've gotten through something and when you did you thought, I am leaving that behind and will never return. And that's a great way of thinking...for selfish jerks.If we actually care about people other than ourselves, we can't leave our problems behind and never return. If we don't take the freedom we've experienced and try to bring it to others, we are not becoming people worth becoming."
Author: Vince Antonucci
19. "We Americans look at the last 300 years of history, and we basically see a world that's getting better and better. The rule of freedom expands. The economy develops. We have risen to become the world's greatest power."
Author: Walter Russell Mead
20. "Happiness without freedom, or freedom without happiness. There was no third alternative."
Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
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