freedom Quotes

Although we have, in theory, abolished human slavery, recognized women’s rights, and stopped child labor, we continue to enslave other species who, if we simply pay attention, show quite clearly that they experience parental love, pain, and the desire for freedom, just as we do.

If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.

What is our freedom fight about? Is it about the liberation of children or just having sex with them?

When I was in jail, I was a lot of people’s favorite person. I practically ran the jail. I had more freedom than the police.

A growing number of young women who have the freedom to decide have decided that career can wait, and the delicious early years of their children’s lives can’t.

People ask me if I ever thought of writing a children’s book. I say, ‘If I had a serious brain injury I might well write a children’s book’, but otherwise the idea of being conscious of who you’re directing the story to is anathema to me, because, in my view, fiction is freedom and any restraints on that are intolerable.

To me, music has to be about freedom. It’s the most important thing in my life.

The very first things that I did, even in theater, were bad guys. They are meaty roles for the most part. With the bad guy you have more freedom to experiment and go further out than with a good guy.

The challenge as we saw in the Nigerian project was to restructure the economy decisively in the direction of a modern free market as an appropriate environment for cultivation of freedom and democracy and the natural emergence of a new social order.

Without economic development, any potential for political openness and freedom will be questionable.