Monday, April 12, 2010
Liberated From Our Own Fear
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Marianne Williamson
"For all men being originally equals, no one by birth could have a right to set up his own family in perpetual preference to all others for ever."
-- Thomas Paine (1737-1809)
"When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free."
-- Justice Charles Evans Hughes
(1862-1948) Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
"Freedom is not a fixed and possessed thing. It is a quality of life. And like action itself, it is something experienced only by individuals."
-- Neil A. McDonald
Source: Politics: A Study of Control Behavior, 1965
“Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.” ~Zen proverb