Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Because to take away a man's freedom of choice, even his freedom to make the wrong choice, is to manipulate him as though he were a puppet and not a person.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
So long as we are brave enough to accept the consequences of our actions, no one can take away our freedom of choice.
There is no such thing as freedom of choice unless there is freedom to refuse.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give.
It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them -- and then, the opportunity to choose.
Without freedom of choice, there is no creativity. Without creativity, there is no life.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.
I've come to realize that protecting freedom of choice in our everyday lives is essential to maintaining a healthy civil society.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Life is a sum of all your choices". So, what are you doing today?
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
I do believe in choice, the freedom of choice and carving out your own happiness.
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.
I was intelligent enough to make up my own mind. I not only had freedom of choice, I had freedom of expression.
The nature of freedom of choice is that some people will misuse their responsibility and hurt themselves in the process. We should do our best to educate them, but without diminishing choice for everyone else.
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The things they don't tell you in schools these days, geez. Have a look at your owners. The politicians are put there to give you the idea you have freedom of choice. You don't. You have no choice; you have owners. They own you. They own everything.
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