"'Freedom from fear' could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Dag Hammarskjold 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."Dag Hammarskjold 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."Dag Hammarskjold 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."Dag Hammarskjold on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Dag Hammarskjold on Mahatma Gandhi
"A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility."
"Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment."
"In the last analysis, it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions that life puts to us."
"Your body must become familiar with its death - in all its possible forms and degrees - as a self-evident, imminent, and emotionally neutral step on the way towards the goal you have found worthy of your life."
"Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions."