Quotations About / On: FREEDOM
My good friends, wait not for your appointed hour to do something, act now for freedom.
(Ronnie C. Wright addressing a breakfast audience before his history 100 mile solo walk from Beverly Hills to Ojai, California, September 2011.)
Freedom is the engine of the future.
Freedom is liberty delivered.
Stay inside the boundaries of freedom that the grace of God provides.
(The first part of the fifth from my series of Facebook posts and Tweets under the hashtag 'GraceAndTruth'.)
Life's but living in moments of Freedom, Rest is not even close to Existence
(Life as is Today is rushed, without owner's control over it, Ruled by Evolved Worldiliness... Stillness is yearned...So Freedom is...)
True freedom is to have power over oneself for everything.
(Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of Physiognomy," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 12, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).)
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
(Kris Kristofferson (b. 1936), U.S. singer, songwriter, actor, and Fred Foster, U.S. songwriter. "Me and Bobby McGhee" (song) (1969).
The song was a success for Janis Joplin.)
Every farewell combines loss and new freedom.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.
(Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), German philosopher. The Philosophy of History, "Introduction," sct. 3 (1837).)
Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
(Michel Foucault (1926-1984), French philosopher. Madness and Civilization, ch. 7 (1965).)