"As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Marcel Proust 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."Marcel Proust 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."Marcel Proust 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."Marcel Proust on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Marcel Proust on Mahatma Gandhi
"Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces."
"It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body."
"Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees."
"A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves."
"Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two."