"It is for each of us freely to choose whom we shall serve, and find in that obedience our freedom."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Mary Richards 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."Mary Richards 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."Mary Richards 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."Mary Richards on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Mary Richards on Mahatma Gandhi
"It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey: the main thing is to keep to the faith, to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire, to weep and press on."
"The imagination equips us to perceive reality when it is not fully materialized."
"Let no one be deluded that a knowledge of the path can substitute for putting one foot in front of the other."