freedom


Random quote of the day:

“In every human Breast, God has implanted a Principle, which we call Love of freedom; it is impatient of Oppression, and pants for Deliverance…

—Phillis Wheatley, letter to Reverend Samson Occom, February 11, 1774

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Random quote of the day:

“I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.”

—Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass

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Random quote of the day:

Years ago I heard that Abraham Lincoln freed the colored people, but it didn’t amount to a hill of beans.”

—Ned Cobb (aka Nate Shaw), Alabama sharecropper, quoted in All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw by Theodore Rosengarten, 1974

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Random quote of the day:

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.”

—Noam Chomsky, interview, The Late Show with John Pilger, 25 November 1992

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Random quote of the day:

“The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do.”

—Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind, and Other Aphorisms

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Random quote of the day:

“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.”

—Bob Dylan, interview, Biograph, 1985

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Random quote of the day:

“We are in the habit of speaking of ‘the last frontier,’ but wherever there are ‘individuals’ there will always be new frontiers. For the man who wants to lead the good life, which is a way of saying his own life, there is always a spot where he can dig in and take root.”

—Henry Miller, Big Sure and the Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch

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Random quote of the day:

“The truly free man is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.”

—Jules Renard, The Journal of Jules Renard

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Random quote of the day:

“Man is free at the instant he wants to be.”

—Voltaire, Brutus

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Random quote of the day:

“So hard to accept that the prison door is open and we could walk out if we truly wanted.”

—Alain de Botton, Twitter, July 25, 2011

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