"If they want to hang me, let them. And on the scaffold I will shout Freedom for the working class!"
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Mother Jones 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."Mother Jones 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."Mother Jones 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."Mother Jones on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Mother Jones on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe that no man who holds a leader's position should ever accept favors from either side. He is then committed to show favors. A leader must stand alone."