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                        QUOTES ABOUT FREEDOM
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People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought 
which they avoid. -Soren Aabye Kierkegaard

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be
unpopular. -Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to
preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it. 
-John Quincy Adams

The worst thing about censorship is [deleted by censorship Bureau].

Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something
and when you decide how to respond. -Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of
thought which they seldom use. -Kierkegaard

Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks
differently. -Rosa Luxemburg 

Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man
himself shall be self-reliant enough to be free. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

Those who would give up essential freedoms for security, deserve
neither freedom nor security. -Benjamin Franklin

It is not the fact of liberty but the way in which liberty is
exercised that ultimately determines whether liberty itself survives.
-Dorothy Thompson

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without
freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
-Bergen Evans

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by
choice--their choice. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
-John G. Riefenbaker

The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own
good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of
theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it. -J.S. Mill

Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
-John G. Riefenbaker

Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without
liberty is always in vain. -John F. Kennedy

A soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains.
-Dwight Eisenhower

Murder is a crime. Writing about it isn't. Sex is not a crime, but
writing about it is. Why? -Larry Flynt

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