George O'Neil Quote

“When we have begun to take charge of our lives, to own ourselves, there is no longer any need to ask permission of someone.”

~ George O'Neil

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

In the scope I think it is given YEP ! ! ! (There is always a time, asking permission is lawful and morally correct - hey dad, can I borrow the car tonight?, may I help you ? etc., that is not what the quote is addressing) Though I would have said it differently, not exactly agreeing with the premise, the principle is sound.

jim k, austin tx

Be sure and ask permission from the EPA if you want to dig or build on your land because you may upset an endangered worm or ant.

E Archer, NYC

The essence of freedom is responsibility. Eventually we either obey some other person, or we act according to conscience and face the consequences. It's called growing up...

Ms. Christian, Wethersfield

Begin all over everyday to take ur control back into ur own hands. Most important. Great quote!


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