Freedom Quotes

When I discover who I am, I’ll be free

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

I fell to plotting ways of short-circuiting the machine. Perhaps if I shifted my body about so that the two nodes would come together – No, not only was there no room but it might electrocute me. I shuddered. Whoever else I…

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It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason. The humblest and most…

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Truth can be arrived at only through the untrammeled contest among differing opinions

Sunday, January 10th, 2010
people in the light

And even when falsehood thinks it has overpowered truth, truth will gather new strength and cast off falsehood.

Truth has great power; yet it is also extremely elusive. No single person, no body of opinion, no political doctrine, no…

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I imagine, therefore I belong and am free

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009
juggling dolphin

He was by divine choice only a poet and often unhappy but with him one had the feeling that he was catching every minute as it flew and turning it upside down to expose its happy side. He was really using himself up, his inner self, in living. Most people…

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He who would be no slave, must consent to have no slave

Thursday, February 12th, 2009
Lincoln and company

We must repulse them, or they will subjugate us.

This is a world of compensations; and he who would be no slave, must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for…

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