Quotes tagged with 'freedom'

A child born today will grow up with no conception of privacy at all.
—Edward Snowden freedom government life
Your rights matter, because you never know when you're going to need them
—Edward Snowden freedom government
People don't realize how hard it is to speak the truth to a world full of people that don't realize they're living a lie.
—Edward Snowden freedom
Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different that saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say.
—Edward Snowden freedom government
Envy was once considered to be one of the seven deadly sins before it became one of the most admired
virtues under its new name Social Justice.
—Thomas Sowell freedom government life
Have we reached the ultimate stage of absurdity where some people are held responsible for things that happened before they were born, while other people are not held responsible for what they themselves are doing today?
—Thomas Sowell freedom government
Books and all forms of writing have always been objects of terror to those who seek to suppress truth.
—Wole Soyinka freedom government
When evil flourishes, the prudent man will hide himself.
—L. E. Thissell freedom
The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective.
—Henry David Thoreau freedom sailing
Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish that they are after.
—Henry David Thoreau freedom philosophy