Why I Am A Liberal

"Why?" Because all I haply can and do,
All that I am now, all I hope to be,--
Whence comes it save from fortune setting free
Body and soul the purpose to pursue,
God traced for both? If fetters, not a few,
Of prejudice, convention, fall from me,
These shall I bid men--each in his degree
Also God-guided--bear, and gayly, too?

But little do or can the best of us:
That little is achieved through Liberty.
Who, then, dares hold, emancipated thus,
His fellow shall continue bound? Not I,
Who live, love, labour freely, nor discuss
A brother's right to freedom. That is "Why."

by Robert Browning

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Desire For Freedom Dignity A Better Life times change situations change people change cultures change inspirations change dictators change but the desire for freedom human dignity hoped for better life remains constant need by citizens afflicted with suffering circumstances beyond control Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Why I Am A Liberal' by Robert Browning. Dedicated to the poet Robert Browning.
Sacred Noble Holy Pledge join humanitarian calling sacred noble holy pledge for emancipation achieved Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Why I Am A Liberal' by Robert Browning. Dedicated to the poet Robert Browning.
Dream Freedom Freedom Ferment dream freedom for all let freedom ferment in mind cells promoting achieving a future setting free all forms of soul body mind slavery cruelty let no one be bound to serve in slavery to serve in indignity Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Why I Am A Liberal' by Robert Browning. Dedicated to the poet Robert Browning.
Global Freedom For All morality of heart mind proclaims purpose to pursue internationally freedom for all Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Why I Am A Liberal' by Robert Browning. Dedicated to the poet Robert Browning.
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