Freedom Songs

Rest in power Castro Destroyer.

“Now, no matter what the mullah teaches, there is only one sin, only one. And that is theft. Every other sin is only a variation of theft…when you kill a man, you steal his life. You steal his wife’s right to a husband and rob his children of a father. When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth. When you cheat, you steal the right to fairness…”

-Baba, The Kite Runner, Khalid Hussein

“For you a thousand times over.”

-Hassan, The Kite Runner, Khalid Hussein

“Walk softly, and always with God beside you.”

“God is what’s good in me.” Johnny, Death be Not Proud (Gunther) 

“I really do believe that God will never let you fall too far.”

Condoleezza Rice, Walking In Faith

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

-Jimi Hendrix

“Lead, follow, or get out of the way.”

-General George S. Patton

“This nation cannot survive half slave and half free.”

-Abraham Lincoln

“Let justice roll down like water, and righteousness like an ever flowing stream.”


“Sons will adore their fathers through even the worst behavior. Its how they learn devotion. Before he an devote himself to God or a woman, a boy will devote himself to his father, even foolishly, beyond explanation.”

Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

“Give me an hour and I’ll give you your dreams.”

-Frou Frou, Shhhhhh

“If music be the food of love, play on.”

-William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

“For thy sweet love remembered such wealth brings/ That then I scorn to change my state with Kings.”

-William Shakespeare, Sonnet 29

“Curiosity is one of the many masks of love.”

Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“She knew now that marriage did not make love. Janie’s first dream was dead, so she became a woman.”

Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

alis volat propRiis. She flies with her own wings”

esto perpetua. It Endures Forever.”

“The spirit never perishes. Only the body decays.”


“The God of Loss. The God of Small Things. He left no footprints in the sand, no ripples in the water, no image in mirrors.”

The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy

“Only after the great awakening will we realize that this is the great dream.”


“Remember to let her into your heart.”

-Hey Jude, John Lennon and Paul McCartney

“…a man has a false heart in his mouth for the world to see, another in his breast to show his very special friends and family, and the real one, the secret one, which is never known to anyone except himself alone, hidden only God Knows where.”

-Japanese proverb, Shogun by James Clavell


The Children, David Halberstam –

“There are people who will go after your humanity. They tell you that the light in your heart is a weakness. Don’t believe it. Its an old tactic of cruel people to kill kindness in the name of virtue. There’s nothing wrong with love.”

-Father Flynn, Doubt

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