Quotations About / On: FREEDOM
Only in freedom is bliss and freedom is a state of existence where you do not have an image of individuality
Life when tied to time which is but a nut of the mind is made blind. Freedom of life means freedom from time.
Freedom is lost when you acquire and possess anything on any sphere of existence (physical, mental & spiritual) . Freedom is where ‘me' is without ‘mine'
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
(George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. Winston Smith, in 1984, pt. 1, ch. 7 (1949).
Writing in his diary.)
To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem; freedom requires guns, it requires arms, but no feet.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1842).)
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
(Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), Russian revolutionary leader. The State and Revolution, ch. 5, sct. 2 (1917).)
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
(Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), Russian revolutionary leader. The State and Revolution, ch. 5, sct. 4 (1919).)
The freedom to make a fortune on the Stock Exchange has been made to sound more alluring than freedom of speech.
(John Mortimer (b. 1923), British barrister, novelist. quoted in Independent (London, Oct. 29, 1988).)
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).)
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).