Category Archives: freedom
“We are fish in a bowl, dear. Very carefully monitored fish. Watched from all angles. If on of us floats to the top, it was not accidental. And if it was an accident, I worry that the watchers are not as careful as they should be.”
– The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
No arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.
If you live your life by other people’s standards, your life’s not really your own.
– Eddie Lee, in Beck
Oh had I wings, I would fly away and be at rest…
– a Sacred Harp spiritual from The Barn At The End of The World
I’m fettered and chained up in clay;
I struggle and pant to be free:
I long to be soaring away…
– a Sacred Harp spiritual from The Barn At The End Of The World