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The greatest blessing of our democracy is freedom. But in the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

As for freedom, it will soon cease to exist in any shape or form. Living will depend upon absolute obedience to a strict set of arrangements, which it will no longer be possible to transgress. The air traveler is not free. In the future, life's passengers will be even less so: they will travel through their lives fastened to their (corporate) seats.

Author: Jean Baudrillard

Profession: French Postmodern Philosopher, Writer

True obedience is true freedom.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

There are always risks in freedom. The only risk in bondage is breaking free.

Author: Gita Bellin


Liberty is being free from the things we don't like in order to be slaves of the things we do like.

Author: Ernest Benn


Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.

Author: Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960)

Profession: British Labor Politician

Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

It is our belief that if people are set free to express themselves to the fullest, their accomplishments will be far beyond their dreams, and they will not only contribute to the growth of the company, but will also be more useful citizens and contribute to the society at large.

Author: Wilton M. Blount

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Blount, Inc.

The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.

Author: Leon Blum (1872-1950)

Profession: French Statesman and Prime Minister

Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.

Author: Henry Bolingbroke (1678-1751)

Profession: British Politician

The cause of freedom is the cause of God.

Author: Samuel Bowles

Profession: American Author

It will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven.

Author: Wernher Von Braun (1912-1977)

Profession: German Rocket Pioneer

Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.

Author: Norman O. Brown (1913)

Profession: American Philosopher

Whatever the price, identify it now. What will you have to go through to get where you want to be? There is a price you can pay to be free of the situation once and for all. It may be a fantastic price or a tiny one -- but there is a price.

Author: Harry Browne (1933)

Profession: American Financial Advisor, Writer

So free we seem, so fettered we are!

Author: Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Profession: British Poet