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Freedom Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about freedom
  1. #1
    “Dobby is free.”
  2. #2
    “Freedom now appeared, to disappear no more forever. It was heard in every sound and seen in every thing. It was very present to torment me with a sense of my wretched condition. I saw nothing without seeing it, I heard nothing without hearing it, and felt nothing without feeling it. It looked from every star, it smiled in every calm, breathed in every wind, and moved in every storm.”
  3. #3
    “I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.”
  4. #4
    “When you’ve understood this scripture, throw it away. If you can’t understand this scripture, throw it away. I insist on your freedom.”
  5. #5
    “Be empty of worrying.
    Think of who created thought!
    Why do you stay in prison
    When the door is so wide open?”
  6. #6
    To me, freedom entitles you to do something, not to not do something.
  7. #7
    “War is peace.
    Freedom is slavery.
    Ignorance is strength.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concepts
    FreedomWar
  8. #8
    “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
  9. #9
    “The silver trump of freedom roused in my soul eternal wakefulness.”
  10. #10
    “To die hating them, that was freedom.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concept
    Freedom
  11. #11
    “Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concept
    Freedom
  12. #12
    “We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom.
    “We lived in the gaps between the stories.”
  13. #13
    “I know zoos are no longer in people’s good graces. Religion faces the same problem. Certain illusions about freedom plague them both.”
  14. #14
    “I have observed this in my experience of slavery, - that whenever my condition was improved, instead of its increasing my contentment, it only increased my desire to be free, and set me to thinking of plans to gain my freedom. I have found that, to make a contented slave, it is necessary to make a thoughtless one. It is necessary to darken his moral and mental vision, and, as far as possible, to annihilate the power of reason. He must be able to detect no inconsistencies in slavery; he must be made to feel that slavery is right; and he can be brought to that only when he ceased to be a man.”
  15. #15
    “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”
  16. #16
    But of course he is doing now of his own free will what we could not make him do before.
  17. #17
    “There is more than one kind of freedom,” said Aunt Lydia. “Freedom to and freedom from. In the days of anarchy, it was freedom to. Now you are being given freedom from. Don’t underrate it.”
  18. #18
    “I’ll fight when needed, revel when there’s occasion, mourn when there is grief, and die if my time comes … but I will not let anyone use me against my will.”
  19. #19
    “Take special care that your thoughts remain unfettered. One may be a free man and yet be bound tighter than a slave.”
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