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Quotes about Being Free
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I am a being of free-will,
and I CHOOSE each and every action I make,
every thought I think, and every emotion I feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
- Paul Tillich

Yes, you must have the courage of being free.
- Jose Carreras

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Being an American is more than a matter
of where your parents came from.
It is a belief that all men are created free and equal
and that everyone deserves an even break.
- Harry S. Truman

Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump;
you may be freeing him from being a camel.
- M. Kathleen Casey

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding,
because to understand is to be free.
- Baruch Spinoza


 

The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body,
the moment I stand in reverence before every human
being and see God in him -
that moment I am free from bondage,
everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
- Swami Vivekananda

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

Lives based on having are less free
than lives based on doing or being.
- E.Y. Harburg

I am simultaneously ME - an independent BEing
of free-will and bold courage,
and ME - an integral and inseparable element
of the web of timeless creation.
I am a paradox - a duality -
and yet an entirely unified ME.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight,
nothing which is more important than his own personal safety,
is a miserable creature and has no chance of being
free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
- John Stuart Mill

A loving relationship is one in which
the loved one is free to be himself -
to laugh with me, but never at me;
to cry with me, but never because of me;
to love life, to love himself,
to love being loved.
Such a relationship is based upon freedom
and can never grow in a jealous heart.
- Leo F. Buscaglia

Once you depart from the Ten Commandments as being
the foundation of right and wrong,
you are in a free fall.
- Randall Terry

That happens every time I get behind a guitar,
regardless of what I'm saying, 'cause music is freedom
and being free is the closest I've ever felt to being spiritual.
- Ben Harper

I think being famous is more of a hindrance,
a constraint, than just letting yourself be free.
- Martin Yan

The sovereign being is burdened with a servitude that crushes him,
and the condition of free men is deliberate servility.
- Georges Bataille

Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself,
being especially free of admirers then.
- John Wooden

Everything is Song.
Everything is Silence.
Since it all turns out to be illusion,
perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad,
you are free to die laughing.
- James Broughton

The public has been sold a bill of goods about the
free market being a panacea for mankind.
- Tom Scholz

I can't begin to describe the amount of crap I've taken
for being a lousy free-throw shooter.
- Dennis Rodman

I believe that man is in the last resort so free a
being that his right to be what he believes himself
to be cannot be contested.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

A university's essential character is that of being
a center of free inquiry and criticism -
a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
- Richard Hofstadter

The American people are being victimized more than
any free market would warrant.
- Gordon Smith

Being a runner means you are now "free" to win and
lose and live life to its fullest.
- Bill Rodgers

I'm more concerned about members of Congress being
drug-free than I am about members of the Yankees or Giants.
- Pat Sajak

I appreciate very much being injury-free.
- Steffi Graf

Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses,
you will hurt those of your brethren who are slaves,
and do all in your power to prevent their being free.
- Jupiter Hammon

How can an act done under compulsion have any moral element in it,
seeing that what is moral is the free act of an intelligent being?
- Auberon Herbert

Anything that loosens you up and makes you freer is good,
because that's what acting and performing is all about -
being free.
It gives you a better connection to the audience.
- Brett Somers

No human being, however great, or powerful,
was ever so free as a fish.
- John Ruskin

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments
when no axes are being ground.
- Heywood Broun

It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling
to free myself from the morass.
If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of
being out of touch with reality.
- Richard M. Nixon

Some literary types subscribe to the notion that being
a writer like Salinger entitles a person to remain
free of the standards that might apply to mere mortals.
- Joyce Maynard

I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers,
being free and exploring and making mistakes,
but I did it in France.
I did it privately.
- Molly Ringwald

At our computer club, we talked about it being a revolution.
Computers were going to belong to everyone,
and give us power, and free us from the people who
owned computers and all that stuff.
- Steve Wozniak

I'm fine, but I'm bipolar.
I'm on seven medications, and I take medication three times a day.
This constantly puts me in touch with the illness I have.
I'm never quite allowed to be free of that for a day.
It's like being a diabetic.
- Carrie Fisher

The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing,
respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country.
But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war
whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
- Juan Williams

Merely external emancipation has made of the modern
woman an artificial being.
Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating
herself from emancipation,
if she really desires to be free.
- Emma Goldman

The people currently in charge have forgotten the first
principle of an open society,
namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion.
That it's possible to be opposed to the policies without being unpatriotic.
- George Soros

Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not.
The church is going to have to become the conscience
of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world -
and stop being its apologist.
- Bono

A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight,
nothing which is more important than his own personal safety,
is a miserable creature and has no chance of being
free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
- John Stuart Mill

Driving a motorcycle is like flying.
All your senses are alive.
When I ride through Beverly Hills in the early morning,
and all the sprinklers have turned off,
the scents that wash over me are just heavenly.
Being House is like flying, too.
You're free of the gravity of what people think.
- Hugh Laurie

There's a long record here of being wrong.
There's a good reason for it.
There are probably multiple reasons.
Certainly proliferation is a hard thing to track,
particularly in countries that deny easy and free access
and don't have free and open societies.
- David Kay

Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I
had almost no money so I thought about being an urban
firefighter and having lots of free time in which to
write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about
books and writers on a daily basis.
That swayed me.
- David Guterson

Let it be henceforth proclaimed to the world that man's
conscience was created free;
that he is no longer accountable to his fellow man
for his religious opinions,
being responsible therefore only to his God.
- John Tyler

India has indeed a great and free future before her,
in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind.
The first and indispensable part of that contribution
is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of
fascism and of brutal aggression.
- Stafford Cripps

Can someone within that society walk into the town
square and say what they want without fear of being
punished for his or her views? If so,
then that society is a free society.
If not, it is a fear society.
- Natan Sharansky

Liberty is the condition of duty, the guardian of conscience.
It grows as conscience grows.
The domains of both grow together.
Liberty is safety from all hindrances,
even sin.
So that Liberty ends by being Free Will.
- John Acton

We are all bound to the throne of the Supreme Being
by a flexible chain which restrains without enslaving us.
The most wonderful aspect of the universal scheme of
things is the action of free beings under divine guidance.
- Joseph de Maistre

The free man must be born before freedom can be won,
and the brotherly man must be born before full brotherhood can be won.
It will come into being only if we build it out of
our very muscle and bone -
by trying to act it out.
- Barbara Deming

In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds
were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather:
but one great advantage that this season of the year
has over the summer months is in being free from fogs.
- William Bligh

I've had trouble being in relationships and writing.
This has been a real problem for me.
I don't know if it's because I'm not free to fantasize
or create these fantasy things about other people.
- Lucinda Williams

The truth is I love being alive.
And I love feeling free.
So if I can't have those things then I feel like a
caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage.
I'd rather be dead.
And it's real simple.
And I think it's not that uncommon.
- Angelina Jolie

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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