"One of the unsung freedoms that go with a free press is the freedom not to read it."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Ferdinand Mount on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Ferdinand Mount on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Ferdinand Mount on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Ferdinand Mount on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Ferdinand Mount on Mahatma Gandhi
"We are also further than ever from equality of opportunity."
"For all its terrible faults, in one sense America is still the last, best hope of mankind, because it spells out so vividly the kind of happiness that most people actually want, regardless of what they are told they ought to want."
"According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts."
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