Liberation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old liberation quotes, liberation sayings, and liberation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Liberation is an interesting word, because you can be liberated from external things, and also from your internal dialogue.     

Goldie Hawn

Those who seek liberation for themselves alone cannot become fully enlightened. Though it may be said that one who is not already liberated cannot liberate others, the very process of forgetting oneself to help others is in itself liberating     

Muso Soseki

Liberation is a praxis: the action and reflection of men and women upon their world in order to transform it.     

Paulo Freire

Why think of liberation at some future time? Liberation is in the little things, here and now.     

B.K.S. Iyengar

The awareness of liberation is not liberation. The awareness of time is not liberation.     

Frederick Lenz

As with all forms of liberation, of which the liberation of women is only one example, it is easy to suppose in a time of freedom that the darker days of repression can never come again.     

Jonathan Franzen

But the whole point of liberation is that you get out. Restructure your life. Act by yourself.     

Janes Fonda

If you live your life burning for the highest possibility, in that burning itself, there is liberation.     

Jaggi Vasudev