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Henry Brooks Adams, John Dryden, Josiah Gilbert Holland


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"Absolute liberty is absence of restraint;

responsibility is restraint; therefore,

the ideally free individual is responsible to himself."

-- Henry Brooks Adams

(1838-1918) Pulitzer prize-winning historian (1919), great-grandson of John Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, and son of US Secretary of State, Charles Adams




"I am as free as nature first made man,

Ere the base laws of servitude began,

When wild in woods the noble savage ran."

-- John Dryden

(1631-1700) English Poet




"The cry of the soul is for freedom.

It longs for liberty, from the date

of its first conscious moments."

-- Josiah Gilbert Holland

(used pseudonym Timothy Titcomb)


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