Real freedom does not mean just physical freedom. It also means mental and emotional freedom.
Freedom means to be able think about anything you want, to make choices, and to be free to pursue your goals.
Freedom also means freedom from nonstop thinking, from anger, from resentment and from worries and anxieties. This might seem impossible to achieve, but with discipline and determination nothing is impossible.
Detaching yourself from and anger and negative emotions, and displaying discipline, are sure ways to bring you both external and inner freedom.
Here is a collection of freedom quotes and quotes about being free.
Freedom Quotes and Quotes about Being Free
“Patterning your life around other’s opinions is nothing more than slavery.”
“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man’s life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.”
“Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.”
“The average man does not want to be free. He simply wants to be safe.”
“Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.”
“Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward.”
“While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.”
“The ability to free your mind from unwanted thoughts is real freedom.”
“And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
“Freedom is like taking a bath – you have to keep doing it every day!”
“Who speaks of liberty while the human mind is in chains?”
“I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.”
“Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.”
“I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.”
“Education is the key to unlock the golden door to freedom.”
“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.”
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“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”
“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.”
“Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom – and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.”
“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.”
“Witness and stand back from nature, that is the first step to the soul’s freedom.”
What Is Freedom Quotes
What does freedom mean:
- Living in a free country.
- Being free to do what you want and express your opinions without fear.
- The ability to delegate responsibilities to other people, so you can have more time for yourself.
These are just a few of the many meanings.
The following quotes describe what freedom is.
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“Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.”
“Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.”
“Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.”
“Freedom is independence of the compulsory will of another, and in so far as it tends to exist with the freedom of all according to a universal law, it is the one sole original inborn right belonging to every man in virtue of his humanity.”
“True freedom is always spiritual. It has something to do with your innermost being, which cannot be chained, handcuffed, or put into a jail.”
“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.”
“Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves.”
“Freedom is the ability to maintain a state of inner peace, regardless of what is happening around us.”
“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.”
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