20 quotes on Freedom by inspirational women

freedom - fourth of july - flag - statue of liberty Here are some quote about freedom by women that inspire us.

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ― Coco Chanel

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” ― Gloria Steinem

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” ― Virginia Woolf

“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” ― Toni Morrison

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” ― Toni Morrison

“Reality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.” ― Anaïs Nin

“I'm single because I was born that way.” ― Mae West

I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.” ― Charlotte Brontë

“I am not an angel," I asserted; "and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself.” ― Charlotte Brontë

“I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft

“We love our lovin'....but not like we love our freedom.” ― Joni Mitchell

“I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said 'I want to be let alone!' There is all the difference.” ― Greta Garbo

“Freedom is...the right to write the wrong words.” ― Patti Smith

“Don't let the man bring you down.” ― Maya Angelou

“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.” ― Rosa Luxemburg

“Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.” ― Lucille Ball

Until we are all free, we are none of us free. ” ― Emma Lazarus

“I 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

“Being democratic is not enough, a majority cannot turn what is wrong into right. In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law.” ― Margaret Thatcher

“Literature was the passport to enter a larger life; that is, the zone of freedom. Literature was freedom. Especially in a time in which the values of reading and inwardness are so strenuously challenged, literature is freedom.” ― Susan Sontag

Hope you have a safe and happy Fourth of July!