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1 "The individual possesses the freedom with which to pursue the question: 'Who Am I….Who Really Am I?' This search takes people…to the eternal core of all life in pursuit of the spiritual matrix." Agartha: The Essential Guide to Personal Transformation in the New Era (Meredith L. Young)

2 "The individual who becomes aware of his true standard of what is Good finds himself free." The Transforming Mind (Laurence and Phoebe Bendit)

3 "People need to accept the spiritual freedom, life, and peace that they already possess because their true nature is rooted in the Good." The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle (Karen L. King)

4 "When God fashioned us, He created us in His image with Free Will." Visions of Heaven, Hell and Purgatory (Bob & Penny Lord)

5 "Freewill resides in Manas [Mind], being the representative of Mahat, the Universal Mind." The Astral Body (Arthur E. Powell)

6 "The mystery of the world abides in freedom." Nicolas Berdyaev (1874-1948), Russian philosopher The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (Hannah Ward & Jennifer Wild, compilers)

7 "The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom." Georg Hegel (1770-1831), 'Philosophy of Right' Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 16th edition (John Bartlett)

8 "When we say that man is made in the image of God, we mean that he is free. This is one of the deepest of human intuitions, and it can only be denied at the price of surrendering rational thought." Behold the Spirit, A Study in the Necessity of Mystical Religion (Alan Watts)

9 "A sense of inner freedom is achieved when the personal will is aligned to the Will of the Collective Source." Soul Centered Astrology, A Key to Your Expanding Self (Alan Oken)

10 "What are the characteristics of those who have reached the 'still point'? The 'Theologia Germanica' describes them thus: 'The illumined ones live in freedom….They live in pure surrender and obedience to the eternal Good, in love that frees." Inner Christianity, A Guide to the Esoteric Tradition (Richard Smoley)

11 "Freedom of religion is a tenet of the law and of the Lord that allows for agreement in disagreement, whereby the children of God agree to disagree in love, in respect, and in honor for the many rays of the Son Consciousness that lead to the one path of the ineffable light." The Human Aura (Kuthumi and Djwal Kul)

12 "Journeying from the relative toward the Absolute means at once losing the freedom of living in error and gaining freedom from the tyranny of all the psycho-material determinations which imprison and stifle the soul." Seyyed Hossein Nasr, 'Knowledge and the Sacred' Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing Through Spiritual Illusions (Frances Vaughan, Ph.D.)

13 "The mind can miscreate only when it believes it is not free." A Course in Miracles (Helen Schucman and William Thetford)

14 "When you come to recognize that boundaries are illusions, and good and bad incline toward each other, and black and white are variations of light, the dualities dissolve and freedom reigns." Miraculous Living (Rabbi Shoni Labowitz)

15 "In fact, freedom of action is a primary human need." Adventures of Ideas (Alfred North Whitehead)

16 "The image of God is the process of divinity itself, and that is a process of growth, of nourishment, of wisdom, light and love. It is the process of life unfolding itself into greater levels of freedom and knowing and expression." The Findhorn Garden: Pioneering a New Vision of Man and Nature in Cooperation (The Findhorn Community)

17 "Proclaim the light of God that never fails. Stand before the tribunal of the world and speak the truth, and see how truth will set you free." Quietly Comes the Buddha: Awakening Your Inner Buddha Nature (Elizabeth Clare Prophet)

18 "Love is like a fisherman's hook….He who is caught by it is held by the strongest of bonds – yet the being drawn in by it is pleasant….Therefore look only to this hook, for in being caught you will be blessed. The more you are caught the more you are made free." Meister Eckhart Men Who Have Walked With God (Sheldon Cheney)

19 "God created each man as a soul, dowered with individuality, hence essential to the universal structure….His freedom is final and immediate, if he so wills; it depends not on outer but inner victories." Autobiography of a Yogi (Paramahansa Yogananda)

20 "There is the freedom to understand your own reality, to develop your abilities further, and to feel more deeply the nature of your own existence as a part of All That Is." Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity of the Soul (Jane Roberts)

21 "You cannot enchain the human soul. It will break free." Wind of the Spirit (G. dePurucker)

22 "Free and conscious cooperation in the great life of the All alone can make personal life worth living." Mysticism (Evelyn Underhill)

23 "Individuals have personal responsibility to choose in freedom what seems right for them." James H. Hindes, 'The Hierarchies' Angels and Mortals, Their Co-Creative Power (Maria Parisen, compiler)

24 "Within man there are great powers – powers of love, of healing, of clarity, that can lead man to liberation." Thucksey Rinpoche, Buddhist spiritual leader Revelations: The Wisdom of the Ages (Paul Roland)

25 "We cannot retain our freedom if we cut ourselves off from God." My Way of Life, The Summa Simplified for Everyone (Walter Farrell and Martin J. Healy)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite