Updated: March 11, 2019

Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people. – Brad Thor

Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they? – George Carlin

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. – Soren Kierkegaard

Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent. – Mike Tyson

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it. – Aldous Huxley

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Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say? – Kurt Vonnegut

Even before I knew I was gay, I knew I didn’t want to have a child. I knew I didn’t want to have one. I never want to have to release it from me. Listen, I love babies. I love children. And I melt when I’m around them. I also love my freedom and I love that I can sleep at night. – Ellen DeGeneres

A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. – Roald Dahl

It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree. – Leo McKern

So keep fightin’ for freedom and justice, beloveds, but don’t you forget to have fun doin’ it. Lord, let your laughter ring forth. Be outrageous, ridicule the fraidy-cats, rejoice in all the oddities that freedom can produce. – Molly Ivins

In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom. – J. G. Ballard

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The Internet’s like one big bathroom wall with a lot of people who anonymously can say really mean things. It’s fine; I believe in freedom of speech and I think people should think what they want, but I don’t care to hear it. – Zooey Deschanel

My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbour, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love. – Yakov Smirnoff

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. – Gloria Steinem

You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness. – Robert Frost

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If my last name were Om, I’d want my first name to be Fred. Fred Om isn’t worth fighting for, but an extra “e” is. – Jarod Kintz

Free speech means the right to shout “theatre” in a crowded fire. – Abbie Hoffman

Freedom begins the moment you realize someone else has been writing your story and it’s time you took the pen from his hand and started writing it yourself. – Bill Moyers

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere. – Voltaire

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. – S.G. Tallentyre

Smiling bird - Funny quotes about freedomI suggest to my students that they write under a pseudonym for a week. That allows young men to write as women, and women as men. It allows them a lot of freedom they don’t have ordinarily. – Joyce Carol Oates

Freedom is… the right to write the wrong words. – Patti Smith

I tried to contain myself… but I escaped! – Gary Paulsen

I’m single because I was born that way. – Mae West

What’s real freedom? Real freedom is being able to not have my way and still be just as happy as if I did. – Joyce Meyer

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. – George Orwell

Comfortable shoes and the freedom to leave are the two most important things in life. – Shel Silverstein

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