Posted by: Anne | July 10, 2010

quotes about freedom

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

“Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

“On life’s journey
Faith is nourishment,
Virtuous deeds are a shelter,
Wisdom is the light by day and
Right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life nothing can destroy him;
If he has conquered greed nothing can limit his freedom.”
~ Buddha

“Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.” ~ Moshe Dayan

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” ~ Albert Einstein

“This, then, is the state of the union: free and restless, growing and full of hope. So it was in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

“For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness.” ~ Robert Frost

“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” ~ Malcolm X

“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” ~ Albert Camus

“In the process of gaining our rightful place, we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Read more (with pictures) at the source:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/07/04/fourth-of-july-2010-quotes_n_633993.html

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