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" A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. "
The epistles of Lucius Annæus Seneca [tr.] with large annotations by T. Morell - Page 200
by Lucius Annaeus Seneca - 1786
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922 - 1424 pages
...fortunes you should make a staff To lean upon. Antony and Cleopatra. Act III. Sc. 13. L. 67. 20 LIBERTY A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. ADDISON — Cato. Act II. Sc. 1. 21 L'arbre de la liberté ne croit qu'arrosé par le sang...
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Toaster's Handbook: Jokes, Stories, and Quotations

American wit and humor - 1916 - 516 pages
...Liberty is being free from the things we don't like in order to be slaves of the things we do like. A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. — Addison. Where liberty dwells, there is my country. — Benjamin Franklin. LIBRARIANS...
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Essays in Biography, 1680-1726

Bonamy Dobrée - Great Britain - 1925 - 400 pages
...approval that delayed the speaking of his words. Thunders of rapturous applause greeted such lines as A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity of bondage ; but the culminating moment of the play was when Bolingbroke, calling to Booth, leaned out of his...
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Voices of Democracy: A Handbook for Speakers, Teachers, and Writers

Democracy - 1941 - 84 pages
...cause, and who wear upon their breasts its stars of the legion of honor.—Edwin Hubbell Chapin (1868). A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. —Joseph Addixon (1713). Liberty will not descend to a people, a people must raise themselves...
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Bulletin

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1942 - 672 pages
...cause, and who wenr upon breasts its stars of the legion of honor. — Edwin, Hubbell Chapin (1868). A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. — Joseph Addison (1713). ;rty will not descend to a people, a people must raise themselves...
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Bulletin, Issues 1-13

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1942 - 692 pages
...and who wear upon their breasts Its stars of the legion of honor. — Edwin Hubbell Chapin (1888). A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. — Joseph Addixon (1713). Liberty will not descend to a people, a people must raise themselves...
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Joseph Addison and Richard Steele: The Critical Heritage

Edward Alan Bloom, Lillian D. Bloom - Reference - 1995 - 508 pages
...after Caesar had forced them to yield, then they might sue for Chains. And let me perish, but in Gate's Judgment, A Day, an Hour of virtuous Liberty, Is worth a whole Eternity in Bondage. (3) After Orders were given for the executing the base Villains who conspired Cato's Death,...
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Contribution of Presbyterianism to the Maritime Provinces of Canada

Charles H. H. Scobie, George A. Rawlyk - Religion - 1997 - 296 pages
...less civic virtue than Cato Uticensis, a statesman of the late Roman Republic: "Shall a heathen say/ - in Cato's judgment, / A day, an hour of virtuous liberty / Is worth a whole eternity of bondage'?" 47 The last four pages of the Letter are taken up with MacGregor 's restatement and rebuttal of the...
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The Noblest Minds: Fame, Honor, and the American Founding

Peter McNamara - History - 1999 - 278 pages
...full length, and spin it to the last, So shall we gain still one day's liberty; And let me perish, but in Cato's judgment, A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage.10 Cato's love of virtuous freedom makes all other cares pale by comparison. It enables...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
...liberty or give me death!" Patrick Henry "Lean liberty is better than fat slavery." — Thomas Fuller "A day, an hour of virtuous liberty is worth a whole eternity of bondage." — Joseph Addison "I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty." — Phaedrus "If you...
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