Freedom Quotes

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”

— George Bernard Shaw

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

— Benjamin Franklin

“Nations grown corrupt
Love bondage more than liberty;
Bondage with ease than strenuous liberty.”

— John Milton

Men fight for freedom, then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves. 

— Author Unknown

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

I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. 

— James Madison, speech, Virginia Convention, 1788

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. 

— Albert Camus

Take responsibility for your actions. Don’t wait for someone else to do something for you which you can do yourself. Recognize the freedoms that you have and how precious they are. Fight to protect them. Start today. Start now.