Quotations About / On: FREEDOM
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).)
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).)
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
(John Milton (1608-1674), British poet. repr. In Complete Prose Works of Milton, ed. Ernest Sirluck (1959). The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (1649).)
'The main reason for freedom is to be free and that doesn't exist.'
How sad you are when your view freedom is jailed by life earnings.
(When someone lives on Teachings.)
'Freedom deserves no bias.'
(~ Alexej Savreux)
Freedom is the engine of the future.
Freedom is liberty delivered.
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...)
Every farewell combines loss and new freedom.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)