A world I dream where black or white, Whatever race you be, Will share the bounties of the Earth And every man is free.— Langston Hughes
Unexpected Free Man quotations
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
To be liberated, woman must feel free to be herself, not in rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality.
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.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
Woman is born free and lives equal to man in her rights.
Social distinctions can be based only on the common utility.
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders.
He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Education means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting of the soul of man into the glorious light of truth, the light by which men can only be made free.
God will never send anybody to hell. If man goes to hell, he goes by his own free choice.
Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself — and I will obey every law or submit to the penalty.
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.
The cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy.
It is the only dictator that free man acknowledges. It is the only security that free man desires.
The Jews who will it shall achieve their State.
We shall live at last as free men on our own soil, and in our own homes peacefully die. The world will be liberated by our freedom, enriched by our wealth, magnified by our greatness. And whatever we attempt there for our own benefit will redound mightily and beneficially to the good of all mankind.
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is your only ruler, sovereign. The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind.
Unless the will is free, man has no freedom;
and if he has no freedom he is not a moral agent, that is, he is incapable of moral action and also of moral character.
All men were made brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it. You might as well expect the rivers to run backward as that any man who was born free should be content when penned up and denied liberty to go where he pleases.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense.
The fight for freedom must go on until it is won;
until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest.
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
There is a price tag on human liberty.
That price is the willingness to assume the responsibilities of being free men. Payment of this price is a personal matter with each of us.
The supreme nobility of a Roman emperor does not consist in being a master of slaves, but in being a lord of free men, who loves freedom even in those who serve him.
There are free men with the spirit of a slave, and slaves whose spirit is full of freedom. He who is true to his inner self is a free man, while he whose entire life is merely a stage for what is good and beautiful in the eyes of others, is a slave.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
When a free man dies, he loses the pleasure of life.
A slave loses his pain. Death is the only freedom a slave knows. That's why he's not afraid of it. That's why we'll win.
There is no power in the world that can stop the forward march of free men and women when they are joined in the solidarity of human brotherhood.
I am a free man, the slave of Christ.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Clearly, what God wants above all is our will which we received as a free gift from God in creation and possess as though our own. When a man trains himself to acts of virtue, it is with the help of grace from God from whom all good things come that he does this. The will is what man has as his unique possession
What are the differences between Mark Zuckerberg and me? I give private information on corporations to you for free, and I'm a villain. Zuckerberg gives your private information to corporations for money and he’s Man of the Year.
It is not the right angle that attracts me, nor the straight line, hard and inflexible, created by man. What attracts me is the free and sensual curve - the curve that I find in the mountains of my country, in the sinuous course of its rivers, in the body of the beloved woman.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
I am not myself free or human until or unless I recognize the freedom and humanity of all my fellowmen... 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.
It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
If it was wise, manly, and patriotic for us to establish a free government, it is equally wise to attend to the necessary means of its preservation.
A man is either free or he is not. There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom.
It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.