15 beautiful quotes to honor and celebrate freedom

15 beautiful quotes to honor and celebrate freedom

On the occasion of 4th of July, as people get together again this year in the US and collectively immerse themselves in the colors of red, blue and white and watch the sky light up with an awesome display of fireworks, it’s good to remind ourselves (no matter we live) the value of freedom and spend some time contemplating on what it truly means. 

Let’s go deep and reflect on these 15 inspiring quotes about true freedom:

“Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.” – Ayn Rand

“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” – Charlotte Bronte

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

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

“From every mountainside, let freedom ring.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

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

“Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.” – Epictetus

“May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.” – Peter Marshall

“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” – William Faulkner

“Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” – Albert Einstein

“Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.” – Kahlil Gibran