Quotations About / On: FREEDOM

  • 71.
    This is not means of freedom that you do what you want
    (Freedom)
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  • 72.
    'Freedom is not to waste, just to increase it's barrier'.
    (- - Pijush Biswas, Indian Poet, [12 July,1988])
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  • 73.
    'I won't deny that fate is addictive, but I will deny that freedom is condemned.'
    (- -Nathan Coppedge)
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  • 74.
    There will be no greater burden on our generation than to organize the forces of liberty in our time in order to make our quest of a new freedom for America.
    (Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), U.S. president. Campaign address, October 3, 1912, in Indianapolis. The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 25, p. 327, ed. Arthur S. Link. In this extemporaneous address at a country fair, Wilson used for the first time the words "new freedom," which became the slogan for his whole program of reform.)
  • 75.
    This house was designed and constructed with the freedom of stroke of a forester's axe, without other compass and square than Nature uses.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Chesuncook" (1858) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 139, Houghton Mifflin (1906). Thoreau refers to a log cabin in the Maine woods.)
  • 76.
    Sleep takes off the costume of circumstance, arms us with terrible freedom, so that every will rushes to a deed.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Demonology," Lectures and Biographical Sketches (1883, repr. 1904).)
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  • 77.
    I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.
    (Margaret Atwood (b. 1939), Canadian novelist, poet, critic. repr. In Dancing Girls (1977). The narrator, in "Hair Jewelry," Ms. (New York, 1976).)
  • 78.
    The Iliad represents no creed nor opinion, and we read it with a rare sense of freedom and irresponsibility, as if we trod on native ground, and were autochthones of the soil.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 294, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 79.
    Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 55, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 80.
    Body and soul, Black America reveals the extreme questions of contemporary life, questions of freedom and identity: How can I be who I am?
    (June Jordan (b. 1939), U.S. poet, civil rights activist. essay originally published in Evergreen Review (New York, Oct. 1969). Black Studies: Bringing Back The Person, Moving Towards Home: Political Essays (1989).)
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