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Quotations About / On: FREEDOM

  • 41.
    Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
    (Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), British philosopher. Social Statistics, pt. 4, ch. 30, sect. 6 (1850).)
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  • 42.
    In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom!
    (J.G. (James Graham) Ballard (b. 1930), British author. interview, Oct. 30, 1982, in Re/Search, no. 8/9 (San Francisco, 1984).)
  • 43.
    Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
    (Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949), U.S. novelist. Rhett Butler, in Gone with the Wind, vol. 1, pt. 2, ch. 9 (1936).)
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  • 44.
    No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation, and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #81, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
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  • 45.
    Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher. The Dawn, aph. 18 (1881).)
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  • 46.
    It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.
    (Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 5.78.)
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  • 47.
    A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.
    (Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British author. "Pascal," sct. 23, Do What You Will (1929).)
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  • 48.
    Ah! I have lost my freedom, and hell is now beginning.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). The Mother in The Misunderstanding, act 2, sc. 1, Pléiade (1962).)
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  • 49.
    The name of freedom regained is sweet to hear.
    (Titus Livius (Livy) (59 B.C.-A.D. 17), Roman historian. Histories, XXIV, 21.)
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  • 50.
    Always late: thus I make you the prisoner of my freedom.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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