a few quotes about freedom…

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.
~Jim Morrison

If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.
~Noam Chomsky

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be a spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
~Albert Einstein

I tell my students, “When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.”
~Toni Morrison

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free.
~Thich Nhat Hanh

There is a need to find and sing our own song, to stretch our limbs and shake them in a dance so wild that nothing can roost there, that stirs the yearning for solitary voyage.
~Barbara Lazear Ascher

For more quotes about freedom: https://pathwriter.wordpress.com/2012/07/04/quotes-for-the-4th/

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  1. Pingback: Tolerance is the ultimate route to freedom of expression | spottedISSUES Blog

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