"I have just enough people paying attention that I have the freedom to be in charge. And I have a great record company - Nonesuch understands what I'm about."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Emmylou Harris 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."Emmylou Harris 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."Emmylou Harris 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."Emmylou Harris on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Emmylou Harris on Mahatma Gandhi
"Animals have a much better attitude to life and death than we do. They know when their time has come. We are the ones that suffer when they pass, but it's a healing kind of grief that enables us to deal with other griefs that are not so easy to grab hold of."
"My parents were not very happy. They were very worried about me pursuing a career that even if I had talent might not give me the happiness and the success that they - any parent hopes for their child."