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Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

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

Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist

Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom.

Author: Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

There is no liberation without labor... and there is no freedom which is free.

Author: The Siri Singh Sahib

Profession:

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944)

Profession: French Aviator, Writer

It is quite possible for someone to choose incorrectly or to judge badly; but freedom must allow such mistakes.

Author: Sang Kyu Shin

Profession: Chinese Activist

A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.

Author: George Santayana (1863-1952)

Profession: American Philosopher, Poet

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

Author: Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

Profession: French Writer, Philosopher

Freedom exists only with power.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Where there is much freedom there is much error.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

There's only one free person in this society, and he is white and male.

Author: Hazel Scott (1920-1981)

Profession: American Entertainer