Quotation Explorer - 'Freeing'

If a man can say ‘My life is more important than my country,’ that man has succeeded in freeing himself from the chains of society! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Whereas cognitive constraints on negative emotions can reduce distress, freeing positive emotions from such constraints can enhance religious experience. - Gerald L. Clore
The Chinese did not admire a bent back; goddesses and warriors stood straight. Still there must have been a marvelous freeing of beauty when a worker laid down her burden and stretched and arched. - Maxine Hong Kingston
Science, like nothing else among the institutions of mankind, grows like a weed every year. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion, religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself, law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us. - Kary Mullis
The most tragic consequence of our criticism of a man is to block his way to humiliation and grace, precisely to drive him into the mechanisms of self justification and into his faults instead of freeing him from them. For him, our voice drowns the voice of God. - Paul Tournier
To admit your ignorance is freeing. To say, "I don't know" is to free yourself from having to come up with a bullshit answer. - Eric Roxas
The fractured self is not something that needs to be rectified fixed and made whole; by freeing thought of the blinkers of representation, the space of fracture, of multiplicity (as opposed to unity) becomes a powerful place and one from which the most radical ideas can emerge. - Ria Banerjee
So there’s a freeing up that happens when I can go into that storytelling mode...It isn’t about how much sense you make, it is about how compelling you are. (interview) - Nalo Hopkinson
If the United Nations wants to do something to be remembered forever, I guess that would be freeing people from insanity of religion. - M.F. Moonzajer
I, like you, was not depraved or defected before birth but created to be magnificent, a wonderful and freeing realization - simple but explosive. - David W. Earle
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel. - G.K. Chesterton
Empowering beliefs are ideas that launch us forward and help us to become the person we want to be. Empowering beliefs are freeing, encouraging, and inclusive; they nurture and uplift. When we find ourselves harboring a limiting belief, we need to replace it with one that cultivates joy. - Laurie Buchanan PhD
Freeing oneself from words is liberation. - Bodhidharma
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