Monday, February 4, 2008

10 Short Quotes about Freedom

1. Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt. ~ Bergen Evans

2. People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. ~ Søren Kierkegaard

3. Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond. ~ Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein

4. Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

5. The money you have gives you freedom; the money you pursue enslaves you. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau

6. Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen. ~ Warren Earl Burger,

7. If we like them, they're freedom fighters . . . If we don't like them, they're terrorists. In the unlikely case we can't make up our minds, they're temporarily only guerrillas. ~ Carl Sagan,

8. I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. ~ Simone de Beauvoir

9. My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. ~ Adlai Stevenson

10. It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ~ Dick Cheney