Quotations About / On: FREEDOM

  • 11.
    Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.
    (Norman O. Brown (b. 1913), U.S. philosopher. Love's Body, ch. 15 (1966).)
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  • 12.
    The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
    (Willa Cather (1876-1947), U.S. author. "Four Letters: Escapism," On Writing (1949). Written 1936.)
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  • 13.
    Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom.
    (Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929), U.S. sociologist. Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 12 (1902).)
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  • 14.
    You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
    (Malcolm X (1925-1965), U.S. African-American leader. speech, Jan. 7, 1965, New York City. "Prospects for Freedom in 1965," ch. 12, Malcolm X Speaks (1965). Birth name Malcolm Little.)
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  • 15.
    You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
    (Malcolm X (1925-1965), U.S. African-American leader. "Prospects for Freedom in 1965," speech, Jan. 7, 1965, New York City. Malcolm X Speaks, ch. 12 (1965).)
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  • 16.
    Slavery it is that makes slavery; freedom, freedom. The slavery of women happened when the men were slaves of kings.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Lecture, 1855. "Women," Miscellanies (1884).)
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  • 17.
    Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
    (Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, novelist, playwright, essayist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Hernani, preface (1830).)
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  • 18.
    Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom.
    (Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962), British novelist, poet. Letter, June 1, 1919, to her husband, diplomat and author Harold Nicolson. Quoted in Nigel Nicolson, Portrait of a Marriage (1973).)
  • 19.
    The only freedom I care about is the freedom to do right; the freedom to do wrong I am ready to part with on the cheapest terms to anyone who will take it of me.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #23, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
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  • 20.
    Life's but living in moments of Freedom, Rest is not even close to Existence
    (Life as is Today is rushed, without owner's control over it, Ruled by Evolved Worldiliness... Stillness is yearned...So Freedom is...)
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