quote by Joshua Nkomo

The hardest lesson of my life has come to me late. It is that a nation can win freedom without its people becoming free.

— Joshua Nkomo

Empowering Becoming Free quotations

Becoming free quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become

The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.

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The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.

To be free from bondage the wise person must practise discrimination between One-Self and the ego-self. By that alone you will become full of joy, recognising Self as Pure Being, Consciousness and Bliss.

Becoming free quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice … slave of religious fanaticism … slave of barbarity and inhumanity.

The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow or love. Chained by his certitude, he is a slave; he has forfeited his freedom. Only the person who risks is truly free.

Without general elections, without freedom of the press, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, without the free battle of opinions, life in every public institution withers away, becomes a caricature of itself, and bureaucracy rises as the only deciding factor.

Becoming free quote Don't let your struggle become your identity.

Don't let your struggle become your identity.

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Never try to compel others to change;

leave them free to change naturally and orderly because they want to; and they will want to when they find that your change was worthwhile. To inspire in others a desire to chance for the better is truly noble; but this you can do only by leaving them alone, and becoming more noble yourself.

Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind. The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.

There are two kinds of suffering. There is the suffering you run away from, which follows you everywhere. And there is the suffering you face directly, and so become free.

Becoming free quote Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.

Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.

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It's habits that can imprison you and it's habits that can free you.

But when thanks to God becomes a habit - so joy in God becomes your life.

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

Becoming free quote Don't let your struggle become your identity.

Don't let your struggle become your identity.

I am increasingly an architect of self.

I am free to will and choose. I can, through accepting my individuality... become more of my uniqueness, more of my potentiality.

When you know that you are eternal you can play your true role in time.

When you know you are divine you can become completely human. When you know you are one with God you are free to become absolutely yourself.

Ye [Anabaptists] be proud contemners of the free grace of God offered to man in Christ Jesus. For with the Pelagians and Papists ye are become teachers of free will, and defenders of your own righteousness

Becoming free quote Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.

The saving man becomes the free man.

Man makes himself, and he only makes himself completely in proportion as he desacrilizes himself and the world. The sacred is the prime obstacle to his freedom. He will become himself only when he is totally demysticized. He will not be truly free until he has killed the last god.

The day you stop worrying will be the first day of your new life;

anxiety takes you in circles, trust in yourself and become free.

Becoming free quote It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief

It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.

Man cannot become attached to higher aims and submit to a rule if he sees nothing above him to which he belongs. To free him from all social pressure is to abandon him to himself and demoralize him.

Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.

Real religion should be something that liberates men.

But churches don't want free men who can think for themself and find their own divinity within. When a religion becomes organized it is no longer a religious experience but only superstition and estrangement.

Becoming free quote The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's ca

The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.

My white skin disgusts me. My passport disgusts me. They are the marks of an insufferable privilege bought at the price of others' agony. If I could peel myself inside out I would be glad. If I could become part of the oppressed I would be free.

As far as service goes, it can take the form of a million things.

To do service, you don't have to be a doctor working in the slums for free, or become a social worker. Your position in life and what you do doesn't matter as much as how you do what you do.

Our revenge is to live. We may be hunted like animals but we will not become animals. We have all chosen this - to live free, like human beings, for as long as we can. Each day of freedom is a victory. And if we die trying to live, at least we die like human beings.

Becoming free quote Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become wh

Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.

The more one considers the matter, the clearer it becomes that redistribution is in effect far less a redistribution of free income from the richer to the poorer, as we imagined, than a redistribution of power from the individual to the State.

Start doing the things you think should be done, and start being what you think society should become. Do you believe in free speech? Then speak freely. Do you love the truth? Then tell it. Do you believe in an open society? Then act in the open. Do you believe in a decent and humane society? Then behave decently and humanely.

When we play, we sense no limitations.

In fact, when we are playing, we are usually unaware of ourselves. Self-observation goes out the window. We forget all those past lessons of life, forget our potential foolishness, forget ourselves. We immerse ourselves in the act of play. And we become free.

Becoming free quote We are our choices.

We are our choices.

America has become the most unequal society among advanced countries, and rich people are now free to spend as much money on political campaigns as they wish.

Free women and men everywhere must wage an incessant campaign so that these human values become a generally recognized and practised reality. We must regretfully admit that in various parts of the world this is not yet the case. Without those values and human rights the real peace of which we dream is jeopardized.

Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing lines.

Becoming free quote The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.

The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.

What a wonderful thing it is to be sure of one's faith! How wonderful to be a member of the evangelical church, which preaches the free grace of God through Christ as the hope of sinners! If we were to rely on our works-my God, what would become of us?

Here is the paradox of the thing we call freedom: the farther we wander from God and the more we try to break free from him, the more enchained we become. Every step we take away from Him leads us farther from the freedom of Jesus and closer to the cruelty of Cain.

At first an ordeal and then an accomplishment, the daily run becomes a staple, like bread, or wine, a fine marriage, or air. It is also a free pass to friendship.

We must never give a free hand to those who want to subjugate us, draw this line so that New York will never become New Mecca.

What is your real work? Is it that which pays the bills or is it your art? I think your real work is healing. Whatever helps you become more loving in this lifetime. Whatever helps you forgive yourself, embrace yourself, meet yourself, and free yourself in this lifetime.

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