We have collected the best Freeing Quotes by famous authors including Laurie Metcalf, Riley Keough, Mary Wollstonecraft, Fred Melamed, Shia LaBeouf and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Onstage I’m the one in control – I’m not at the mercy of how an editor chooses to put the scene together later. I can do things onstage that I would never do in real life. It’s very freeing.
I started driving really late. It was super freeing and fun to be able to just drive by myself. But the thing is, I don’t really like driving.
Slavery to monarchs and ministers, which the world will be long freeing itself from, and whose deadly grasp stops the progress of the human mind, is not yet abolished.
Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like ‘Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn’t want the kids to use the Skateboard Park’, or ‘Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.’ It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as ‘A Man.’
Comics, for me, is being able to sing alone in the shower. I find it freeing. You just pick up a pen and get to it.
I love photography – I fell in love with photography, I think, because it was my own thing, it wasn’t something I needed other people’s permission to do. So, it was really freeing for me actually to be able to not be a famous person and just to take pictures.
Amanda de Cadenet
I always tend to think just left of center, to remove myself from the world by one step. It is very freeing, and it’s a particular way of coming at stories and looking at them that I find the most beautiful stuff that I know comes from, ultimately.
All of this music, It’s definitely been the most freeing thing that I’ve ever done.
I dress in clothing that makes me happy, I make the music I want, I wear glitter and make-up, I express myself better, I don’t feel boxed in. It’s pretty freeing.
Alexander II really used autocracy well to negotiate the freeing of the serfs in 1861.
Simon Sebag Montefiore
I think there’s something really freeing about improv, that it’s a collective, creative, in-the-moment piece. That’s really exciting and really frustrating, because it’s there and gone.
Writing for dance was a wonderfully freeing experience.
When, no matter what you do, everybody’s going to punch holes in it, then you just go and you do what you want. And that’s the most freeing place to be.
Freeing hostages is like putting up a stage set, which you do with the captors, agreeing on each piece as you slowly put it together; then you leave an exit through which both the captor and the captive can walk with sincerity and dignity.
Vocally, I’m definitely pushing out more. That feels good. It’s very freeing. I’ve always been very private and consciously private. Now it’s kinda like, ‘Who cares.’ I’m gonna be free and gonna be me. I feel good.
Freedom of religion requires not only freeing religion from undue government regulation and interference. It also requires freeing religion from discrimination and from vile acts of hatred and persecution.
There’s nothing better than being your own boss, especially after when you play soccer, you’re just controlled by so many different forces. So owning your own company and being your own bosses, it’s so liberating and freeing and you get to finally make decisions for yourself, which I think is really powerful.
It makes common sense to be managed by results and it’s freeing to know you are in control of your own destiny. I’m so passionate about this because I have seen how merit-based judgment has helped create individual successes and yield a better system for everyone.
‘Rules dieters’ find limitations oddly freeing, because the restrictions create a framework that’s easy to follow. Essentially, rules dieters don’t do well when they’re let off plan, mainly because they are usually emotionally attached to food in some way.
When there’s writing that you really trust, it’s very freeing as an artist.
I love playing a villain. I think that there’s something freeing about that, and it’s a different kind of challenge.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional society and freeing ourselves.
Writing in a near-frenzy is wonderful and freeing but, for me, it does not result in a nice shiny novel. Instead what I have is a mess.
I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole century has been about, people liberating themselves, freeing themselves.
The biggest auditions can be the most freeing. The odds are always stacked against you and you always expect someone famous to get the part, so it eases the pressure.
Consumers are freeing up an enormous amount of time that they were spending with stereotypical old media, and clearly, that time is going primarily two places: videogames and online.
As a model, it’s been really freeing to embrace my individuality and celebrate what makes us all different.
It is only by freeing NASA from routine human transport to low-Earth orbit that we can afford to once again see American astronauts exploring distant worlds.
Writing in a near frenzy is wonderful and freeing, but for me, it did not result in a nice, shiny novel. Instead, what I have is a mess.
It was so freeing to branch out and work with people like Josh Dun of 21 Pilots who played on ‘Savage’ and ‘Almost Had Me.’
Increasingly, meeting the connectivity needs of all Americans – no matter where you live – means freeing up spectrum to meet the growing demand for wireless broadband.
Trials are no longer about freeing the innocent, punishing the guilty, and making restitution to the injured. They have devolved into a contest over who will win.
There was never in my mind a desire to give in on the subject of freeing the political prisoners.
It was more freeing, mainly because he’s so free anyway. He just is in his performance. So to mimic someone doing a free performance, well, that’s pretty freeing within itself.
Thing is, I went to a born-again Christian high school, was brought up in a traditional Mormon family where these ideas about parenting are of structure and sacrifice. To think outside of that idea of family and parenting that I’ve grown up with is tough but also very freeing.
I can’t tell you how freeing it is to have my own label. For the first time in my career, I have total control.
My roots are in stand-up, and stand-up is very freeing. There’s no script involved; you just fly.
I come from a TV background, so for me this more like doing a freeing theatre piece because we’d go into a room and do the scene, instead of doing it as a wide shot, medium shot, and close up with only the odd line of dialogue.
It is a mystic maxim that the lower in the scale of evolution a being is placed, the more certainly it responds to the planetary rays, and conversely the higher we ascend in the scale of attainment, the more the man conquers and rules his stars, freeing himself from the leading strings of the Divine Hierarchies.
We live in an age of generational turmoil. Baby-boom parents are accused of clinging on to jobs and houses which they should be freeing up for their children. Twentysomethings who can’t afford to leave home and can’t get jobs are attacked as aimless and immature.
Part of what made ‘The Bling Ring’ such a fun, freeing experience was that we got to wear these really over-the-top clothes we’d never pick in real life – like for the nightclub scenes, we’d have on these really short, really tight dresses. But you know what – I actually learned how to walk in heels on that set!
Playing a bad guy is always a freeing experience, because you don’t have the same envelope of restrictions as you have playing a good guy. Good guys restrain themselves; they kind of have their moral fiber cut out for them in varying degrees.
Skydiving is fascinating, the best part is cruising in the air and realizing that the dice has been thrown and you’re either going to die or not. It’s a very helpless feeling but it’s so freeing.
By bringing about a rational drug policy, we’d be freeing up a lot of resources for real crime. Drug disputes would get played out with courts rather than with guns. So it would make this country a much better place overnight.
An actor with a genuine gift has the power to transport you from whatever your own pains may be into an entirely different world, freeing you from whatever you may be going through. At its best, it can be better than any medication.
Improv is so freeing because there are no bounds; there’s no safety net. You just say something and get an instant response.
I think there’s a freedom in freeing yourself of the baggage of ability.
There are certain societal laws that are just accepted, things that are arbitrary. I think the fun thing about psychotics is that they question that. It can be very freeing… like, my ego or my individuality trumps society’s law.
I enjoy receiving love from my wife. I’m ecstatic when Kim loves me and expresses affection toward me. Something in me comes alive when she does that. But I’ve learned this freeing truth: I don’t need that love, because in Jesus, I receive all the love I need.
Video is freeing, but also lazier. You have to recreate the love of the moment.
Genomics, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Machine learning technologies are helping practitioners deliver better diagnosis and actually freeing up time for patient interaction.
Frans van Houten
Our focus needs to be on freeing dissidents and continuing to support the opposition movement within Cuba – not rewarding Castro and subsidizing and strengthening his totalitarian regime.
In the urban community, the church doesn’t just take people to Heaven; it feeds, clothes, and houses them. It teaches them how to read and gets them jobs. The church should be doing all that. What the government should be doing is freeing up the church and supporting the church, as long as it is providing social services.
We have to choose every day to be active participants. To wake up in the morning and choose this life and make something of it is an incredible thing. Not many living creatures have that option. We have so many opportunities and options – it’s a huge burden, but it’s also the most freeing part of our lives.
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I view the whole thing as a collaboration. As an actor, I always found that to be the most freeing thing, when the director would collaborate with you, so that together you’d come up with something exponentially better.
My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that.
I did use my own accent in a play once. It’s a very freeing, liberating experience. Actors are often asked to adopt a different accent, and sometimes a different voice, so when that’s taken away and you don’t have to think about it, that’s a lovely thing.
Theories, for me, are just about freeing your mind. It doesn’t mean the theory is going to work like a scientific theory works. It’s about freeing your mind and making you think a different way.
Life wasn’t about freeing up human souls. It was about creating obedient slaves in the hierarchical construction of the society – with God at the top, then the king and then the father.
My main aim in ‘Gandhi’ was to project him as the vanguard of non-violence. Nowhere in the world has a movement of non-cooperation sans violence received so much support from masses as Gandhi’s movement in India did. He was, to a great extent, responsible for freeing his nation from the British Raj.
If you’re writing, you’re starting in private. It can really be this amazing, private, freeing experience. Forget that it’s for other people – that comes in later.
Sometimes trust takes time. We all love to be in control, but when you start to give some of that up, it’s freeing. Start with some of the little things. Give those things up to the Lord.
I think there’s something really freeing about improv, that it’s a collective, creative, in-the-moment piece. That’s really exciting and really frustrating, because it’s there and gone. There’s an amazing interaction with the audience that happens because they are very much another scene partner.
Freeing oneself from words is liberation.
I used to feel like I had to be the best at what I did, but I realized I don’t have to be the best. It’s so freeing. I’ve never been this happy.
It’s freeing to be able to consistently make creative decisions and ask creative questions of the team without feeling like, ‘Does this make me vulnerable to getting canned?’ That’s a big part of being in a studio – they can always fire you.
The only way I was going to be funny was if I was myself, and either you liked it, or you didn’t. Either you got on my train, or you didn’t. Freeing myself of this idea that I had to fit a certain mold was when I was able to be my funniest.
I don’t have to act for work anymore; I can act for passion. That’s freeing, but it’s also a prison of its own. When you can do anything you want, you’re really responsible to do something great. And that’s scary.
Law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us.
The use of automated technology generally translates into lower costs, freeing up resources for more efficient uses, including lower prices.
Everybody’s a train wreck in their own very special way. But there’s something wildly freeing about someone who’s unapologetic, who knows they’re a wreck and doesn’t even try to hide it, just bulldozes through life.
It’s actually very freeing to be given permission as an artist to let that ride and to really let it ride, to actually experience it and bring it out of you. It’s been uncomfortable and it’s freeing at the same time.
Some people’s gender identity conforms to the sex they were assigned at birth, and some people’s identity doesn’t. That realization was certainly very freeing for me – and could be very freeing for other people.
Asia Kate Dillon
Keeping the Union together, freeing slaves and being assassinated all added up to creating ‘Lincoln the myth.’ He overcame a lot of his own prejudices and became what many would consider the first black man’s president.
Henry Louis Gates
As an actor, you are always waiting for someone else to be able to tell you when it’s okay to work, and as a writer, you can just pick up your computer and start whenever you want. That is really freeing.
The mental baggage involved in attempting to feed yourself when poor is immense. Being able to go into a supermarket and buy what you both need and want is incredibly freeing, but it’s a luxury not appreciated by anyone who hasn’t experienced longterm hardship.
The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.
For me, to be on television and not be afraid of making a mistake is freeing.
Sanctification is the work of the Holy Spirit in us whereby our inner being is progressively changed, freeing us more and more from sinful traits and developing within us over time the virtues of Christlike character.
I found that I was getting a warm reception for my message of freeing you from the income tax, releasing you from Social Security, ending the insane war on drugs, restoring gun rights, and reducing the federal government to just its constitutional functions.
I’ve always loved massive worlds, whether in fantasy or science fiction. I like the idea of making my own rules as well as utilizing everything that I love or inspires me. It’s very freeing to know you can write a story that can be as big as your own imagination.
There is something very freeing about being anonymous because nothing is expected of you; nothing is getting back to anyone, and no one cares.
And music has always been incredibly cathartic for me, whether it’s writing my own stuff or singing other people’s music; it’s very freeing.
It makes sense for Japan to pursue a more independent role in the world, following Latin America and others in freeing itself from U.S. domination.
There’s something really freeing about playing a character that isn’t even, like, remotely likeable whatsoever.
Bryce Dallas Howard
I’ve argued for a much less instrumentalist politicized approach, freeing up the arts and enabling them to deliver high-quality projects.
As American Jews and descendants of immigrants, we never forget where our families came from or what members of our community experienced. Because we remember, we look out for those who are freeing persecution, oppression, and danger.
After working on ‘Europa,’ I found it incredibly freeing to speak English in a film, so it kind of sparked an interest in me as an artist to improve my acting.
I’m happy to do voice-overs. I always have a good time doing them. I like to explore vocal nuance and accents and different people, different personalities. In a way, it is a lot more freeing than having your face up there.
Voiceover excited me and terrified me. I thought I was going to be really bad at it. It was so freeing and fun to not have to wait for 10 minutes between every setup. They just throw you a direction, and you just say it.
Writing music is such a freeing exercise, and it’s really nice to play in that world of being confident, vengeful – getting back at all the bad boyfriends.
I’m quite surprised at how out of control I can be on stage because, actually, I find I like to be in control in life. It’s quite freeing, really.
I’ve worked with PETA on freeing elephants from the circus.
Playing Mark Antony in Julius Caesar was the most thrilling thing I’ve done. You get these speeches that were written for men, and you’re running around like an action hero, climbing scaffolding and beating people up. It was very freeing.
It’s a dream come true to surround myself with my own team and truly embrace my entrepreneurial spirit, taking complete control of my career and brand is so freeing.
When I’m working I don’t have room to think about myself and my own issues. It’s really freeing. There is no room for me, which is really nice.
I see the wielding of a pronoun as something that can be freeing for some members of society but a shackle to others like myself.
Government attempts to ban fracking should be aborted. The government should lift the burdensome regulations that have made the construction of nuclear power plants excessively expensive, thereby freeing up even more natural gas for direct use or for methanol manufacture.
I found the success of ‘In a Dark, Dark Wood’ really distracting when I was writing ‘The Woman in Cabin 10,’ but in a way, the fact that ‘Cabin 10’ was doing well felt quite freeing while I was writing ‘The Lying Game.’