The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.
Art is on the side of the oppressed. Think before you shudder at the simplistic dictum and its heretical definition of the freedom of art. For if art is freedom of the spirit, how can it exist within the oppressors?
The history of the world is none other than the progress of the , consciousness of freedom.
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.
There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational.
Culture, far from giving us freedom, only develops, as it advances, new necessities; the fetters of the physical close more tightly around us, so that the fear of loss quenches even the ardent impulse toward improvement, and the maxims of passive obedience are held to be the highest wisdom of life.
Wherever there is a grain of loyalty there is a glimpse of freedom.
Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom.
There is a growing consensus that Globalization must now be reshaped to reflect values broader than simply the freedom of capital.
Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw.
True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.
Behind all creation is silence. Silence is the essential condition, the vital ingredient for all creation and all that is created. It is a power in its own right. The artist starts with a blank canvas - silence. The composer places it between and behind the notes. The very ground of your being, out of which comes all your thoughts, is silence. The way to silence is through meditation. When you arrive in your own silence you will know true freedom and real power. Stop, take a minute, and listen to the silence within you today. Then be aware of what disturbs your inner silence. It could be negative thoughts, memories, sensations. And when you are aware, you will know what is draining your creative power, and you will know what needs to change...on the inside!
The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.
But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for,
Is their monument to-day, and for aye.
If we like them, they're freedom fighters . . . If we don't like them, they're terrorists. In the unlikely case we can't make up our minds, they're temporarily only guerrillas.
The freedom of Cross Country is so primitive. It's woman vs. Nature.
Freedom of inquiry, freedom of discussion, and freedom of teaching - without these a university cannot exist
Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
Freedom is the recognition of necessity.
This is not a jungle war, but a struggle for freedom on every front of human activity.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.