Quotes: freedom

Quotes 31 till 45 of 508.

  • Already the writers are complaining that there is too much freedom. They need some pressure. The worse your daily life, the better your art. If you have to be careful because of oppression and censorship, this pressure produces diamonds.
  • Ben Nelson
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    Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
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    America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
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    America's greatest contribution to the world is its concept of democracy, its concept of freedom, freedom of action, freedom of speech, and freedom of thought.
  • John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
    John W. Gardner
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    America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
    Edgar W. Howe
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    American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
  • Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
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    An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense... that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
  • Audie Murphy
    Audie Murphy
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    And freedom is what America means to the world.
  • Albert Maltz
    Albert Maltz
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    And Marx spoke of the fact that socialism will be the kingdom of freedom, where man realizes himself in a way that humankind has never seen before. This was an inspiring body of literature to read.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    And so, my fellow americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.