Quotations About / On: FREEDOM

  • 11.
    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).)
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  • 12.
    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).)
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  • 13.
    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).)
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  • 14.
    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).)
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  • 15.
    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).)
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  • 16.
    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). Written 1936.)
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  • 17.
    Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom.
    (Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929), U.S. sociologist. Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 12 (1902).)
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  • 18.
    You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
    (Malcolm X (1925-1965), U.S. African-American leader. speech, Jan. 7, 1965, New York City. "Prospects for Freedom in 1965," ch. 12, Malcolm X Speaks (1965). Birth name Malcolm Little.)
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  • 19.
    You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
    (Malcolm X (1925-1965), U.S. African-American leader. "Prospects for Freedom in 1965," speech, Jan. 7, 1965, New York City. Malcolm X Speaks, ch. 12 (1965).)
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  • 20.
    Slavery it is that makes slavery; freedom, freedom. The slavery of women happened when the men were slaves of kings.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Lecture, 1855. "Women," Miscellanies (1884).)
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