Liberty is a state of the mind and a right of every individual. These liberty quotes and some famous freedom/independence quotations and sayings tell you exactly how important freedom can be.

Liberty Quotes

Free will and responsibility are the two main pillars of liberty. It means that true independence occurs only when an individual acting as per his free will understand that he is, at all times, bound by the responsibly of his actions. Independence maybe a cherished and celebrated gift but its actual spirit can only be understood in the light of both the concepts that make it complete. Read the next piece of work to understand what the world thinks about the concepts of liberty and independence.

Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.

- Camille Paglia

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?

- Survivor , Chuck Palahniuk

I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.

- Socrates

No man goes before his time - unless the boss leaves early.

- Groucho Marx

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

- Jean Paul Sartre

We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.

- Still Life with Woodpecker , Tom Robbins

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.

- Bertrand Russell

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

- Bertrand Russell

Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like.

- Bertrand Russell

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

- Carl Jung

Courage is a kind of salvation.

- Plato

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

- Epictetus

I am Fidel Castro and we have come to liberate Cuba.

- Fidel Castro

I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.

- Dan Quayle

Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.

- Ellen DeGeneres

Don't rely on men but don't shun them either.

- Jennifer Aniston

The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'

- Robin Williams

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.

- Ovid

To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.

- Maria Montessori

The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.

- James Madison

The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.

- James Madison

Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps.

- Sitting Bull

The personal right to acquire property, which is a natural right, gives to property, when acquired, a right to protection, as a social right.

- James Madison

All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.

- John Locke

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.

- Thomas Hobbes

The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.

- Thomas Hobbes

Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.

- Marquis de Sade

A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.

- Stanley Kubrick

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

- Thomas Jefferson

Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively.

- Larry King

Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.

- Octavio Paz

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.

- Dorothy Day

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.

- Douglas MacArthur

My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.

- Dylan Thomas

Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve.

- Alice Paul

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