Quotations About / On:
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.)
freedom is a state of mind and once wealth, skin or country cannot determine his freedom
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.)
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).)
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.)
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).)
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.)