"Coercion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Robert McNamara 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."Robert McNamara 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."Robert McNamara 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."Robert McNamara on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Robert McNamara on Mahatma Gandhi
"We burned to death 100,000 Japanese civilians in Tokyo - men, women and children. LeMay recognized that what he was doing would be thought immoral if his side had lost. But what makes it immoral if you lose and not immoral if you win?"