Freedom quotes

388 freedom quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “As we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
    Rick Gonzalez - Timo Cruz
    [Tag:fear, freedom]
  • “Once I became a total buffoon, it was so liberating.”
    Joaquin Phoenix
    [Tag:appearance, freedom]
  • “It takes a rare thing, a turning point, to free oneself from any obsession. Be it prejudice or hate, or, even love.”
    Max von Sydow - Nels Gudmundsson
    [Tag:freedom, love, thinking]
  • “Freedom is power. To live a life untamed and unafraid is the gift that I've been given, and so my journey begins.”
    Halle Berry - Catwoman
    [Tag:awareness, freedom, power]
  • “The revolution has begun! Liberated forever! Domesticated never!”
    Kevin Hart - Snowball
    [Tag:freedom, revolution]
  • Today, you will once again be fighting for our freedom... Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution... but from annihilation. And should we win the day, the Fourth of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day when the world declared in one voice: "We will not go quietly into the night!" We will not vanish without a... (continue)(continue reading)

    Bill Pullman - President Whitmore
    [Tag:fighting, freedom, speech]
  • “There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are all impaled on the crook of conditioning.”
    James Dean
    [Tag:freedom, self-confidence]
  • “I've always loved travel anyway: the open road, the smell of the wind in my face, the flies clogging up my grill.”
    Jon Lovitz - Radio
    [Tag:freedom, traveling]
  • “- Esteban: Do you wish for a blindfold?
    - Charlotte Taylor Wilson: No. The eyes of freedom will always see through the blindfolds of tyranny. And the bonds of oppression will always be broken with muscles of liberty.”

    Ron Leibman - Esteban
    Lauren Hutton - Charlotte Taylor Wilson
    [Tag:death penalty, freedom, tyranny]
  • “What have I got? Really? Some money in my pocket. Some nice threads, fancy car at my disposal, and I'm single. Yeah... unattached, free as a bird... I don't depend on nobody. Nobody depends on me. My life's my own.”
    Jude Law - Alfie
    [Tag:freedom, solitude]
  • “- Parole Board Chairman: The Parole Board's ready, Blake. I hope you remembered to floss.
    - Earl Talbot Blake: I did! With your wife's pubic hair!”

    Frank Miller - Parole Board Chairman
    John Lithgow - Earl Talbot Blake
    [Tag:cleanliness, freedom, teeth]
  • “Never refuse an invitation, never resist the unfamiliar, never fail to be polite and never outstay the welcome. Just keep your mind open and suck in the experience. And if it hurts, you know what? It's probably worth it.”
    Leonardo DiCaprio - Richard
    [Tag:carpe diem, experience, freedom]
  • “I'd rather die on my feet than live on my knees.”
    Harry Dean Stanton - Bud
    [Tag:freedom]
  • Fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live... at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin' to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take... our freedom!”
    Mel Gibson - William Wallace
    [Tag:death, fighting, freedom]
  • “He's the sort who can't know anyone intimately, least of all a woman. He doesn't know what a woman is. He wants you for a possession, something to look at, like a painting or an ivory box. Something to own and to display. He doesn't want you to be real, and to think and to live. He doesn't love you. But I love you. I want you to have your own...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Julian Sands - George Emerson
    [Tag:freedom, love, possession]
  • “I think this is the greatest freedom that I have gained, the fact that I don't have to worry about what happens tomorrow, because I'm happy with what I've done today.”
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Edward Snowden
    [Tag:freedom, present, today]
  • “This is your law and your finest possession - it makes you free men in a free country. Why have you come here to destroy it?”
    Ronald Colman - Professor Michael Lightcap
    [Tag:destruction, freedom, law]
  • “Suppose there’s a snake coiled at your feet, and it shoots up to bite you. Folks get scared and send for a doctor to cut out the bite. But the snake, he roll up there. And while the doctor cutting, he bites you again, in a new place this time. Finally you realize the snake ain’t going to stop till someone kills it. Slavery is still alive. Those...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Cynthia Erivo - Harriet
    [Tag:fighting, freedom, slavery]
  • “John Tubman-Why you back here? It ain’t safe.
    Harriet Tubman-I come to get you, bring you to freedom. I got you a suit. I’ve been living free in Philadelphia, but I can’t live without you. Ain’t you happy to see me?
    John Tubman-I heard you were drowned, Minty. Never thought I’d see you again.”

    Cynthia Erivo - Harriet
    Zackary Momoh - John Tubman
    [Tag:family, freedom, slavery]
  • “I made up my mind, I’m going back. Without my husband and my family, I’m just a stranger in a strange land. If I’m free, they should be too. I’m going to go get them, one by one, starting with my husband.”
    Cynthia Erivo - Harriet
    [Tag:family, freedom, slavery]
  • “William Still-Who’d you make the journey with?
    Harriet Tubman-I left my husband and family. It was just me and the Lord.
    William Still-Well, I don’t know if you know how extraordinary this is, but by some miraculous means, you have made it one hundred miles to freedom, all by yourself. Would you like to pick a new name to mark your freedom? Most...” (continue)
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    Leslie Odom Jr. - William Still
    Cynthia Erivo - Harriet
    [Tag:freedom, slavery]
  • “We want our babies born free like they supposed to be.”
    Cynthia Erivo - Harriet
    [Tag:babyhood, freedom, slavery]
  • “You can murder a liberator, but you can’t murder liberation. You can murder a revolutionary, but you can’t murder revolution. And you can murder a freedom fighter, but you can’t murder freedom!”
    Daniel Kaluuya - Fred Hampton
    [Tag:freedom, politics, revolution]
  • “I was a mustang. Strong and proud and wild. And I would defend myself until my final breath. Jo would have wanted it. My mother would have too.”
    Kate Winslet - Black Beauty
    [Tag:animal, freedom, horses]
  • “- Spartacus: All men lose when they die and all men die. But a slave and a free man lose different things.
    - Tigranes Levantus: They both lose life.
    - Spartacus: When a free man dies, he loses the pleasure of life. A slave loses his pain. Death is the only freedom a slave knows. That's why he's not afraid of it. That's why we'll win.”

    Kirk Douglas - Spartacus
    Herbert Lom - Tigranes Levantus
    [Tag:death, freedom, losing, slavery]
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