"There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette 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."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette 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."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette 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."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Mahatma Gandhi
"One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave."
"A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up."
"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."
"Total absence of humor renders life impossible."
"The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike."