Quotations About / On: FREEDOM

  • 1.
    Freedom, high-day! high-day, freedom! freedom, high-day, freedom!
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Caliban, in The Tempest, act 2, sc. 2, l. 186-7. Caliban is only exchanging one kind of servitude, under Prospero, for another, under Stephano and Trinculo.)
  • 2.
    freedom and equality means equal rights for all, without equal rights to freedom of choice for all freedom is meaningless a misappropriated word
    (Terence George Craddock Written in June 2016 on the 14.6.2016.)
  • 3.
    “We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.”
  • 4.
    freedom is a state of mind and once wealth, skin or country cannot determine his freedom
  • 5.
    The fifth freedom is freedom from ignorance.
    (Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president. "Message, The Fifth Freedom," LBJ Library, "Speech Collection," (February 5, 1968). On international education.)
  • 6.
    The freedom of each individual can only be the freedom of all.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). About Tolerance (1977).)
  • 7.
    Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.
    (Rosa Luxemburg (1870-1919), German revolutionary. The Russian Revolution, ch. 6 (1922, trans. 1961). Prison notes, 1918.)
  • 8.
    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).)
  • 9.
    'Why does one love need a constant gardner to bloom and another thrives like weeds in a sidewalk crack.? ...freedom, she said, Freedom!
    (From Writers Block by Jack Kennedy)
  • 10.
    Freedom is not being outside a physical enclosure, but Freedom is being inside a relationship with your creator
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