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Tuesday, 19 September 2017
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"To make a change often takes a lot of initial energy and effort. This is not unlike a rocket that expends most of its energy in the first few miles even though its destination may be hundreds of thousands of miles away." (Unknown, Source - Change)

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A day, an hour of virtuous liberty is worth a whole eternity in bondage. - (Addison, Joseph - Liberty)
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A free spirit takes liberties even with liberty itself. - (Picabia, Francis - Liberty)
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A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty. - (Seneca - Liberty)
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Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself. - (Adams, Henry Brooks - Liberty)
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Abuse is the very hallmark of liberty. - (Hailsham, Lord Quintin Hogg - Liberty)
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An educational method that shall have liberty as its basis must intervene to help the child to a conquest of liberty. That is to say, his training must be such as shall help him to diminish as much as possible the social bonds which limit his activity. - (Montessori, Maria - Liberty)
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Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty. - (Gibbon, Edward - Liberty)
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Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. - (Thoreau, Henry David - Liberty)
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Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. We here highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - (Lincoln, Abraham - Liberty)
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He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. - (Paine, Thomas - Liberty)
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How false is the conception, how frantic the pursuit, of that treacherous phantom which men call Liberty: most treacherous, indeed, of all phantoms; for the feeblest ray of reason might surely show us, that not only its attainment, but its being, was impossible. There is no such thing in the universe. There can never be. The stars have it not; the earth has it not; the sea has it not; and we men have the mockery and semblance of it only for our heaviest punishment. - (Ruskin, John - Liberty)
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I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation. - (Bakunin, Mikhail - Liberty)
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I believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough to want to force it upon anyone. - (Mencken, H. L. - Liberty)
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I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death. - (Henry, Patrick - Liberty)
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I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty. - (Santayana, George - Liberty)
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