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liberation Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about liberation
  1. #1
    “Liberation cannot be accomplished by turning [television] off. Television is for most people the most attractive thing going any time of the day or night. We live in a world in which the vast majority will not turn off. If we don’t get the message from the tube, we get it through other people.”
  2. #2
    “This is so because a shared pain is no longer paralyzing but mobilizing, when understood as a way to liberation.”
  3. #3
    “A part of me understood (my old friends). When something is forbidden, it takes on a disproportionate importance.”
  4. #4
    “Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against that belief, the new evidence cannot be accepted.”
  5. #5
    “But, nevertheless, if there is even the slightest recognition, liberation is easy. Should you ask why this is so—it is because once the awesome, terrifying and fearful appearances arise, the awareness does not have the luxury of distraction. The awareness is one-pointedly concentrated.”
  6. #6
    “Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, and transferals of information.”
  7. #7
    “The rulers of your minds indulge in proverbs, but they’ve forgotten the main one, that love cannot be forced, and they have a deeply rooted habit of liberating people and making them happy, especially those who haven’t asked for it.”

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