Posted by: Anne | July 2, 2011

quotes about freedom

“But you must be careful so that your freedom does not cause others with a weaker conscience to stumble.”
~ 1 Corinthians 8:9 (NLT)

“For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love.”
~ Galatians 5:13 (NLT)

“Freedom is a package deal – with it comes responsibilities and consequences”
~ Author Unknown

“Freedom is never free.”
~ Author Unknown

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”
~ Ronald Reagan

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.”
~ Epictetus

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

“Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.“
~ Ronald Reagan

“I will walk in freedom,for I have devoted myself to Your commandments.”
~ Psalm 119:45 (NLT)

“In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and He answered by setting me free.”
~ Psalm 118:5 (NIV)

“It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.”
~ Author Unknown

“Liberty doesn’t work as well in practice as it does in speeches.”
~ Will Rogers

“Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt

“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
~ Soren Kierkegaard

“Sin is no longer your master, for you no longer live under the requirements of the law. Instead, you live under the freedom of God’s grace.”
~ Romans 6:14 (NLT)

“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.”
~ Thucydides

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
~ John 8:32 (NIV)

“Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”
~ Thomas Paine

“To know how to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what to do with one’s freedom”
~ Andre Gide

“We must not believe the many, who say that only free people ought to be educated, but we should rather believe the philosophers who say that only the educated are free”
~ Epictetus

“While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.”
~ Stephen R. Covey



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