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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.” –Lawana Blackwell

“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.” –Albert Einstein

“Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.” –James Baldwin

“The average man does not want to be free. He simply wants to be safe.” –H. L. Mencken

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

“Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward.” –Patricia Sampson

“While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.” –Stephen R. Covey

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“The ability to free your mind from unwanted thoughts is real freedom.” –Remez Sasson

“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.” –Marianne Williamson

“Freedom is like taking a bath – you have to keep doing it every day!” –Florynce Kennedy

“Who speaks of liberty while the human mind is in chains?” –Francis Wright

“I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.” –Simone de Beauvoir

“Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.” –Lisa Murkowski

“I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.” –Jimmy Wales

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door to freedom.” –George Washington

“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.” –Rosa Luxemburg

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“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” –Mahatma Gandhi

“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.”Abraham Lincoln

“Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom – and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.” –Benjamin Franklin

“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.” –Aung San Suu Kyi

“Witness and stand back from nature, that is the first step to the soul’s freedom.” –Sri Aurobindo

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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.” –Mortimer Adler

“Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.” –Herbert Hoover

“Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.” –Bertrand Russell

“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.” –Immanuel Kant

“True freedom is always spiritual. It has something to do with your innermost being, which cannot be chained, handcuffed, or put into a jail.” –Rajneesh

“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” –Jean-Paul Sartre

“Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves.” –Friedrich Nietzsche

“Freedom is the ability to maintain a state of inner peace, regardless of what is happening around us.” –Remez Sasson

“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.” –Thich Nhat Hanh

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