"He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 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."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 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."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 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."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Mahatma Gandhi
"Error is acceptable as long as we are young but one must not drag it along into old age."
"Age merely shows what children we remain."
"The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age."
"The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone."
"This is the highest wisdom that I own freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew."