If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The Indian...stands free and unconstrained in Nature, is her inhabitant and not her guest, and wears her easily and gracefully. But the civilized man has the habits of the house. His house is a prison.
Henry David Thoreau
Denmark nursed that anger and it kept him free.
Orson Scott Card
A man is free only when he lives in truth, and truth can be perceived only by the intellect.
He had learned that, as there is no situation in the world in which a man can be happy and perfectly free, so there is no situation in which he can be perfectly unhappy and unfree.
Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science.
He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free.
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
The truth doesn't always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatly wrapped lies .
Having money is a way of being free of money.
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the princess in the fairy tale 'til its appropriate liberator comes to set it free.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best slave is the one who thinks he is free.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive.
Martin Luther King Jr.