The greatest Glory of a free-born People is to transmit that Freedom to their Children.
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely what that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
I believe in the "No Deposit, No Return" statement: unless we put into the American privilege of freedom of choice, we can expect no return; indeed, we have no right of return.
Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself.
I gave my life for freedom, this I know, for those who bade me fight had told me so.
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to organizational success.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally "being lived." They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps never was, nor will be, decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, "that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.
When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of that old Negro spiritual, Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!
It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.