Free Choice Quotes by Salman Rushdie, David Eagleman, Julian Baggini, Martin Luther, Robert Breault, Gilbert K. Chesterton and many others.
So Thomas Pynchon wants a private life and no photographs and nobody to know his home address. I can dig it, I can relate to that (but, like, he should try it when it’s compulsory instead of a free-choice option).
If choices and decisions derive from hidden mental processes, then free choice is either an illusion or, at minimum, more tightly constrained than previously considered.
The capacity to make free choices is not something we either have entirely or not at all. Rather, choices become freer the more they are the result of our own capacity to reflect on and assess facts and arguments.
You see then, that Diatribe truly possesses a free choice in her handling of Scriptures, so that words of one and the same type are for her obliged to prove endeavor in one place and freedom in another, exactly as she pleases.
Our destiny hides among our free choices, disguised as the free-est of all.
What we call emancipation is always and of necessity simply the free choice of the soul between one set of limitations and another.
Revisiting the Revolutionary War is a bracing reminder that the fate of a continent, and the shape of the modern world, turned on the free choices of remarkably few Americans defying an empire.
Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate, cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those around you to do the same.
The so-called ‘Employee Free Choice Act’ envisions a world where workers would be denied privacy and forced to vote in an atmosphere of intimidation.
The reality is that the special interest groups that have lobbied against Free Choice Vouchers object to any measure that would empower employees to have a say in their health benefits because it begins to erode their power in the current health care system.
The laws of chess do not permit a free choice: you have to move whether you like it or not.
Free choice is one of the highest of all the mental processes.
God writes the story of our lives with the pen strokes of our own free choices.
With the loss of Free Choice Vouchers, hundreds of thousands of workers will now be forced to choose between their employers’ unaffordable insurance or going without health care.
Will, therefore, is the unbroken determination to exercise free choice as well as self-restraint, in spite of the unavoidable experience of shame and doubt in infancy.
I may appear to be an eccentric old man… But this is a free choice.
We can treat human responses to cognitions as involving law-like connections grounded on free choices which show themselves in our character.
The dignity of man is in free choice.
Without Free Choice Vouchers, there is little in the health reform law that discourages employers from increasingly passing the burden of health care costs onto their employees.
No one was responsible for the great Wall Street crash. No one engineered the speculation that preceded it. Both were the product of free choice and decision of hundreds of thousands of individuals.
Mankind’s greatest gift… is that we have free choice.
Copyright: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Family Limited Partnership.
Copyright: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Family Limited Partnership.
Pretty soon, the only doubt in my mind was the precise time and method of committing suicide. The only alternative I could see was an eternity of hell for the rest of my life in a mental hospital, and I was going to use my last ounce of free choice and choose a quick clean ending.
The more one sees of human fate and the more one examines its secret springs of action, the more one is impressed by the strength of unconscious motives and by the limitations of free choice
All of us should have free choice when it comes to patriotic displays… a government wisely acting within its bounds will earn loyalty and respect from its citizens. A government dare not demand the same.
However, if “free choice” means more than a small selection between pre-established necessities, and if the inclinations and impulses used in work are other than those preshaped by a repressive reality principle, then satisfaction in daily work is only a rare privilege.
It’s not as if grace did one half of the work and free choice the other; each does the whole work, in its own peculiar contribution. Grace does the whole work, and so does free choice – with this one qualification: That whereas the whole is done in free choice, so is the whole done of grace.
Whatever does not spring from a man’s free choice, or is only the result of instruction and guidance, does not enter into his very being, but still remains alien to his true nature; he does not perform it with truly human energies, but merely with mechanical exactness.
I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.
Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences.
God’s is the causality at the level of our being, and therefore the roots of our freedom. Ours in causality is determinative of what kind of being we’re going to be through our free choices, what kind of action we are going to do through our decisions.
Feelings come to us, passively; love comes from us, actively, by our free choice.
To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death of one’s own free choice, death at the proper time, with a clear head and with joyfulness, consummated in the midst of children and witnesses: so that an actual leave-taking is possible while he who is leaving is still there.
Man has free choice, or otherwise counsels, exhortations, commands, prohibitions, rewards and punishments would be in vain.
Freedom is not a license to act but a license to exercise free choices in any given situation.
Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.