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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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'There's no free will,' says the philosopher; 'To hang is most unjust.'
'There is no free will,' assents the officer; 'We hang because we must.'
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965)

Freedom is not free.

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
A.J. Liebling (1904-1963)

It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly.
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

To those who think that the law of gravity interferes with their freedom, there is nothing to say.

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