Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Freedom cannot be bestowed - it must be achieved.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
You can only be free if I am free.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.