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Let’s be modest. Africa is vast, and it would be pretentious to speak in its name. I’m fighting the battle with words because I’m a storyteller, a griot. Rightly or wrongly, they call us masters of the spoken word. Our duty is to encourage the West to appreciate Africa more. It’s also true that many Africans don’t really know their own continent. And if you forget your culture, you lose sight of yourself. It is said that “the day you no longer know where you’re going, just remember where you came from.” Our strength lies in our culture. Everything I do as a storyteller, a griot, stems from this rooting and openness.
– Sotigui Kouyaté
Let’s salute our enemies. That makes at least one happy. (Saluons nos ennemis. - Ca fait au moins un heureux.)
– Charles de LEUSSE
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
– Mary MacCracken
LGBT members of society need not prove their legitimacy but only live significant lives that bring us all together.
– Justice Calo Reign
Liars when they speak the truth are not believed.
– Aristotle
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
– George Orwell
Liberalism is trust of the people, tempered by prudence; conservatism, distrust of people, tempered by fear.
– William Gladstone
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Liberality attended with mild language; learning without pride; valour united with mercy; wealth accompanied with a generous contempt of it?these four qualities are with difficulty acquired.
– The Hitopadesa
Liberality consists less in giving much than in giving at the right moment.
– La Bruy?re
Liberals are very broadminded they are always willing to give careful consideration to both sides of the same side.
– Anonymous
Liberals are very broadminded: they are always willing to give careful consideration to both sides of the same side.
– Anonymous
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
– Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, author Alexis de Tocqueville
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
– John Adams
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
– Nadia Boulanger
Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.
– Lloyd George
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
– Lord Acton
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
– David Lloyd George
Liberty is one of the most valuable blessings that Heaven has bestowed upon mankind.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Liberty is rendered even more precious by the recollection of servitude.
– Cicero
Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man.
– Clarence Darrow
Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.
– William Allen White
Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
– Ignazio Silone, The God That Failed (1950)
Liberty is the proper end and object of authority, and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good, just, and honest.
– John Winthrop
Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.
– Anonymous

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