Quotes tagged with 'freedom'

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
—Henry David Thoreau freedom
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
—George Washington freedom government
Always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor never the tormented.
—Elie Wiesel freedom
The obedient always think of themselves as virtuous rather than cowardly.
—Robert Anton Wilson freedom
Those cheering the suppression of people with whom they disagree might remember the pendulum always swings. Be careful what you wish for. It’s often what you also deserve.
—James Wood / Actor freedom government
If they stand behind you give them protection. If they stand beside you give them respect. If they stand against you show them no mercy.
—Jedi Master Yoda freedom life
The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.
—Frank Zappa freedom government