Top 72 Free To Speak Quotes

#1. A free people, free to believe as we wish, free to speak our minds, free to raise our children as we see fit, will, make no mistake about it, endure.

Nick Rahall

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#2. Solitude is not the absence of company, but the moment when our soul is free to speak to us and help us decide what to do with our life.

Paulo Coelho

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#3. Paradigm
He was aware of his task and people were waiting for his words but he was forbidden to speak. Now where he lives he is free to speak but nobody listens and, moreover, he forgot what he had to say.

Czeslaw Milosz

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#4. As long as men are free to speak, a small, rational minority will always prevail over an irrational majority.

Ayn Rand

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#5. And thus, the men won the Battle of the Sexes in Milesian times, so that from the Golden Age of Athens until the Golden Age of Rome, when all citizens were free to speak & vote at the State Assemblies, only women, barbarians & slaves were excluded.[INTRO]

Nicholas Chong

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#6. If women who were free to speak did not speak, we might as well say to the entire world, 'No matter what you do to women, no one cares, just go right ahead.'

Mavis Leno

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#7. In the U.S., we are free to speak our minds and to spend money without being forced to reveal our identities - except when using the Web. Browsing the Web leaves digital tracks everywhere in the form of log files, and anyone who hosts a Web site can be easily traced.

Jamais Cascio

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#8. I want to see unity. I want to see peace. I want people to be free to speak, be educated. I want people to be able to feed themselves.

David Guetta

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#9. Somewhere along the line we started misinterpreting the First Amendment and this idea of the freedom of speech the amendment grants us. We are free to speak as we choose without fear of prosecution or persecution, but we are not free to speak as we choose without consequence.

Roxane Gay

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#10. All are free to believe or not believe; all are free to practice a faith or not. But those who believe must be free to speak of and act on their belief.

Jeff Miller

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#11. I need to be free, to speak the unspeakable. You can't do that in office.

Mo Ibrahim

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#12. Freedom of speech is, to all Americans, as oxygen is to the human condition. It is a right that has been irreversibly programmed into our hard drive. We are free to speak our minds. An artist's right to express him or herself as best suits their art, is the artist's prerogative and it is guaranteed.

John C. McGinley

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#13. I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.

John G. Diefenbaker

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#14. We can speak, think, refer to ourselves as agents, and so build up the false idea of a persisting self that has consciousness and free will.

John Brockman

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#15. The justification and the purpose of freedom of speech is not to indulge those who want to speak their minds. It is to prevent error and discover truth. There may be other ways of detecting error and discovering truth than that of free discussion, but so far we have not found them.

Henry Steele Commager

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#16. To speak without shame about books we haven't read, we would thus do well to free ourselves of the oppressive image of cultural literacy without gaps, as transmitted and imposed by family and school, for we can strive toward this image for a lifetime without ever managing to coincide with it.

Pierre Bayard

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#17. One book led to another; reading during my free time became a new fondness. Nonetheless, there was never much consideration of being a scholar when beginning to do so. The titles I was turning to seemed to speak directly to me, and soon the reviews became one of my favorite things to do.

Jessica Connor

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#18. When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom, not price.

Richard M. Stallman

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#19. It [freedom] is a thing of the spirit. Men must be free to worship, to think, to hold opinions, to speak without fear. They must be free to challenge wrong and oppression with the surety of justice.

Herbert Hoover

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#20. Free speech includes the right to not speak.

Jimmy Wales

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#21. Our country is the only one that truly permits you to speak bad of your country, so you really shouldn't say anything bad about it.

James Rozoff

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#22. As for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great, that I look and do not see, - Listen and do not hear - the tongue moves but does not speak ... I want you to pray for me - that I let Him have free hand.

Mother Teresa

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#23. From RIVER
My body is filled with sand. The heavy grains flow from my eyes and seek somewhere to fall.
Speak to me friends. Tell me I am free to go now, for I need to sit alone in the sun on the river bank, juggling pebbles.

Jay Woodman

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#24. But better far it is to speak
One simple word, which now and then
Shall waken their free nature in the weak
And friendless sons of men.

James Russell Lowell

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#25. Life itself, every bit of health that we enjoy, every hour of liberty and free enjoyment, the ability to see, to hear, to speak, to think, and to imagine- all this comes from the hand of God. We show our gratitude by giving back to Him a part of that which He has given to us.

Billy Graham

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#26. There is something about boldness and fearlessness and being free enough to speak what is on one's mind that warrants freedom.

Cornel West

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#27. Let us to the Press Devoted Be,
Its Light will Shine and Speak Us Free.

David Ruggles

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#28. This is true liberty, when free-born men, having to advise the public, may speak free.


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#29. What I am endeavoring to do is simply speak the truth, speak common-sense values, free market principles and the Constitution. For every question, the Constitution is my touchstone.

Ted Cruz

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#30. My music is the spiritual expression of what I am - my faith, my knowledge, my being ... When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups ... I want to speak to their souls.

John Coltrane

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#31. Women that speak against Islam are being labelled as islamophobic, as though our right to free speech is disregarded, when it comes down to an oppressive regime, which does not even recognise women as human...

Anita B. Sulser PhD

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#32. In design-speak, 'a library' means a room lined with books, floor-to ceiling, but it all depends on the space you have. You may have a free-standing bookshelf of your favorite books if that's all you have room for.

Nate Berkus

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#33. So Long as we do not harm others we should be free to think, speak, act, & live as we see fit, without molestation from individuals, law, or gov't.

John Stuart Mill

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#34. This old, folkish layer survives in us all, and to speak as I really think, I do not consider religion the most adequate means of keeping it under lock and key. For that, literature alone avails, humanistic science, the ideal of the free and beautiful human being.

Thomas Mann

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#35. Take the shortest route. The one that nature planned - to speak and act in the healthiest way. Do that, and be free of pain and stress, free of all calculations and pretension.

Marcus Aurelius

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#36. Free speech is one of our fundamental principles and it's pretty hard to speak freely when people are yelling at you when it's your turn. That would never be allowed in a classroom or in any other kind of meeting.

Jack Layton

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#37. It's hard to let go of objects because they are full of stories...They speak to us of the life we had, and the lives we never knew...We can, in fact, never be free of our stuff until we have dealt with the stories it carries. In the end, it does indeed tell us something about who we are.

Lisa Tracy

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#38. I'm free ... to think and to speak. My ancestors couldn't. I can. And my children will.

Jefferson Smith

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#39. Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood.

Josephine Baker

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#40. One thing I've learned in life is that I can speak for myself, that I can fight my own battles. I don't like anyone telling me how I'm supposed to feel or think or what I'm supposed to say.

Hope Solo

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#41. Do not keep silent when your own ideas and values are being attacked. If a dictatorship ever comes to this country, it will be by the fault of those who keep silent. We are still free enough to speak. Do we have time? No one can tell.

Ayn Rand

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#42. Those who speak of man's "free will," and insist upon his inherent power to either accept or reject the Saviour, do but voice their ignorance of the real condition of Adam's fallen children.

Arthur W. Pink

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#43. Although I cannot move and I have to speak through a computer, in my mind I am free.

Stephen Hawking

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#44. Euripides long ago said, 'who dares not speak his free thought is a slave.' I nominated myself as an 'infidel' as a challenge to thought for those who are asleep.

Luther Burbank

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#45. When Minutemen leader Jim Gilchrist and his black colleague Marvin Stewart were invited by the College Republicans to speak at Columbia last year, the tolerant, free-speech-loving Columbia students violently attacked them, shutting down the speech.

Ann Coulter

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#46. I like being free to take on any project that inspires me and to trust that the work will speak for itself.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

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#47. The thought of only being a creature of the present and the past was troubling. I longed for a future too, with hope in it. The desire to be free, awakened my determination to act, to think, and to SPEAK.

Frederick Douglass

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#48. I wish not to tell you how I feel,
I choose silence so that you leave,
Kiss me goodbye and set me free...

Sanhita Baruah

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#49. Aside from the collective gain that comes from that free interchange of ideas, there is a direct personal value for the individual concerned. Each of us should have the right to speak his thoughts and to hear the thoughts of others ...

Charles Rembar

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#50. We live in a democracy. We have this extraordinary opportunity to use our mind and say what we think, speak as we think. Sometimes what we say is objectionable to other people. But that is part of a free society.

Hal Holbrook

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#51. A song is no song unless the circumstance is free and fine. If a singer sing from a sense of duty or from seeing no way to escape,I had rather have none. Those only can sleep who do not care to sleep; and those only write or speak best who do not too much respect the writing or the speaking.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#52. I think, with never-ending gratitude, that the young women of today do not and can never know at what price their right to free speech and to speak at all in public has been earned.

Lucy Stone

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#53. Knowing that salvation is God's work alone should also free us from fear. We no longer have to fear that everything is riding on what we say - that we might miss that "one" opportunity to speak into our children's lives and have their eternal salvation forfeited.

Elyse M. Fitzpatrick

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#54. Courage doesn't mean being free from fear; it means learning to work through fear and speak even when we are afraid.

Joanna Brooks

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#55. You want to be free and break new ground, speak your mind, fear no man, have the neighbours acknowledge that you're a good man; and at the same time you want to be a success, make money, join the country club, get the votes and kick the other man in the teeth and off the ladder.

Christina Stead

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#56. To speak a language that was as intimate and free as certain dreams, saying darkly, thrillingly, My cock inside of you. Your come in my mouth ... He focused on the boy's slim, tight hips; with the tip of his tongue he tasted an asshole's bitter, forbidden mystery.

Paul Russell

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#57. Once you get to know your neighbors, you are no longer free, you are all tangled up, you have to stop and speak when you are out and you never feel safe when you are in.

Rose Macaulay

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#58. When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.

Abbie Hoffman

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#59. It is an author's most solemn obligation to honor truth. If the free and independent writer does not speak truth to power, who will?

Edward Abbey

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#60. Today it is becoming harder to speak out, with the inception of the Patriot Act, the president has legislated free speech to be a crime.

Frank Serpico

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#61. I was in the closet, so to speak, until after the fifth year when I was cancer-free.

Richard Roundtree

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#62. We need to codify our values and build consensus around what we want from a free society and a free Internet. We need to put into law protections for our privacy and our right to speak and assemble.

Heather Brooke

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#63. The officers do not beat the men; the officers and men receive equal treatment. Soldiers are free to hold meetings and speak out. Trivial formalities have been done away with and the accounts are open for all to inspect.

Mao Zedong

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#64. Truth doesn't have to be liked. It only has to be spoken. Speak it out. The truth may hurt you, but it will set you free.

Amish Tripathi

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#65. A book can open the mind, free the heart, and speak to the soul.

Jason Ellis

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#66. While we generally believe in free speech and giving everyone as much ability to speak as possible, in practice there are lots of barriers to that, whether it's legal restrictions, technological restrictions or you can't share what you want if you don't have access to the internet.

Mark Zuckerberg

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#67. I'm one of the few Black writers, or African American writers, who managed to work my way through the system so that it has allowed me to speak in a kind of free way. But most African American writers don't have that. They don't have that opportunity, they don't have that.

James McBride

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#68. These people live in many lands, speak different languages, practice different religions, may even hate one another- yet none of these differences prevented them from cooperating to produce a pencil. How did it happen? Adam Smith gave us the answer two hundred years ago.

Milton Friedman

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#69. We all instinctively understand that the private realm is where we can act, think, speak, write, experiment, and choose how to be, away from the judgmental eyes of others. Privacy is a core condition of being a free person.

Glenn Greenwald

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#70. I talked some more, let my tongue wag, let my mind run free, and it felt pretty good. It's a wonderful thing to have somebody in your life whom you can say absolutely anything to. Not to have that is almost unthinkable to me.

James Patterson

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#71. Am I embarrassed to speak for a less than perfect democracy? Not one bit. Find me a better one. Do I suppose there are societies which are free of sin? No, I don't. Do I think ours is, on balance, incomparably the most hopeful set of human relations the world has? Yes, I do.

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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#72. There is no free speech in football. Information is parsed by monosyllabic head coaches, who dictate who gets to speak to whom and when.

Jane Leavy

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