Monday, October 20, 2008

Quotes: Liberty

The idea in bold-face print is a summary of the quote. The number after the topic is the page on which the quote was found.

Liberty 118 People give the name of liberty to slavery. "Man persuades himself that he is emancipated every time that he decorates a new servitude with the name of liberty."Achille Tournier. 19th century. Gross, ed.
Oxford Book of Aphorisms.

Liberty 170 Liberty sounds good in speeches, but is more difficult to practice in reality. "Liberty doesn’t work as well in practice as it does in speeches." Will Rogers. Portable Curmudgeon.

Liberty, law 170 Liberty defined. "Liberty is the right to do whatever the law permits." Montesquieu. Portable Curmudgeon.

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