"Revolution! The people howls and cries, Freedom, that's what we're needing! We've needed it for centuries, our arteries are bleeding. The stage is shaking, the audience rock. The whole thing is over by nine o'clock."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Kurt Tucholsky 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."Kurt Tucholsky 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."Kurt Tucholsky 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."Kurt Tucholsky on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Kurt Tucholsky on Mahatma Gandhi