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The Jewish festival of freedom is the oldest continuously observed religious ritual in the world. Across the centuries, Passover has never lost its power to inspire the imagination of successive generations of Jews with its annually re-enacted drama of slavery and liberation. Jonathan Sacks
I'm for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people. Richard Pryor
Success is like a liberation or the first phrase of a love story. Jeanne Moreau
Nothing goes further toward a man's liberation than the act of surviving his need for character. John Ciardi
And I guess what I would say is that we can't think narrowly about movements for black liberation and we can't necessarily see this class division as simply a product or a certain strategy that black movements have developed for liberation. Angela Davis
I was asked by a group to write a song on the theme of brotherhood. This was before women's liberation, when brotherhood meant men and women both, so I wrote the song. Since I had always been very fond of the Passion Chorale, I wrote words to that great piece. Tom Glazer
The message of women's liberation is that women can love each other and ourselves against our degrading education. Jane Rule
My fellow revolutionaries, liberation is a noble cause. We must fight to obtain it. George Weah
We cannot, with good conscience, expect the British to set up an orderly schedule for the liberation of India before we have decided for ourselves to make all who live in America free. Wendell Willkie
I don't think I've had a very interesting life, and I feel that is a great liberation. That gives me great freedom as a fiction writer. Nothing that happened holds any special tyranny over me. John Irving
I think the fallacy is to think that Women's Liberation meant that men and women would become interchangeable. That has not happened, and most men and women would not want it to happen. Christina Hoff Sommers
I had a go at changing history - maybe not all by myself - I fought at the battle of Normandy, I slogged through the Ardennes, and I celebrated the liberation of Paris on the streets with beautiful French girls throwing flowers at me. I said good-bye to my first true love and discovered what I really wanted to do with my life. LeRoy Neiman
In September 1993, President Clinton presided over a handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn - the climax of a 'day of awe,' as the press described it. Noam Chomsky
The woman most in need of liberation is the woman in every man and the man in every woman. William Sloane Coffin
I'm not a big fan of Women's Liberation, but maybe it will help women stand up for the respect they're due. Loretta Lynn
Critical and liberating dialogue, which presupposes action, must be carried on with the oppressed at whatever the stage of their struggle for liberation. The content of that dialogue can and should vary in accordance with historical conditions and the level at which the oppressed perceive reality. Paulo Freire
That's one of the unintended consequences of the women's liberation movement - that, in fact, the women that would lead this country would be feminine, they would be pro-family, they would have husbands, they would love their children. Stephen Bannon
The revolutionary sees his task as liberation not only of the oppressed but also of the oppressor. Happiness can never truly exist in a state of tension. Steven Biko
When the Internet first came into public use, it was hailed as a liberation from conformity, a floating world ruled by passion, creativity, innovation and freedom of information. When it was hijacked first by advertising and then by commerce, it seemed like it had been fully co-opted and brought into line with human greed and ambition. Neil Strauss
In a sense the quest for the emancipation of black people in the U.S. has always been a quest for economic liberation which means to a certain extent that the rise of black middle class would be inevitable. Angela Davis
When the Revolution triumphed in 1959, our island was a true Yankee colony. The United States had duped and disarmed our Liberation Army. One couldn't speak of developed agriculture, but of immense plantations exploited on the base of manual and animal labour that in general used neither fertilizers nor machinery. Fidel Castro
We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people.
"Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils."
--General John Stark
. "We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless."
"It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."
Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.
--Marquis de Lafayette
"I'd like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free and wanted other people to be also free."
. "Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed."
--Martin Luther King Jr.
"I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free.” tweet
-Marcus Garvey, Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League
“Without dignity there is no liberty, without justice there is no dignity, and without independence there are no free men.” tweet
– Patrice Lumumba, Congolese independence leader and the first democratically elected leader of the Congo as prime minister; a letter to his wife, Letter from Thysville Prison, Congo, My Country