"The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Ramana Maharshi 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."Ramana Maharshi 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."Ramana Maharshi 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."Ramana Maharshi on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Ramana Maharshi on Mahatma Gandhi
"No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance."