"There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now."
"I write the way you might arrange flowers. Not every try works, but each one launches another. Every constraint, even dullness, frees up a new design."
"But the egoist has no ideals, for the knowledge that his ideals are only his ideals, frees him from their domination. He acts for his own interest, not for the interest of ideals."
"A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation."