Quintus Ennius Quote

“That is true liberty, which bears a pure and firm breast.”

~ Quintus Ennius

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

By pure, I'm assuming he meant at natural law: morality, integrity, rectitude, and a forthright candor. And, by firm breast, I'm assuming he meant the courage, fortitude and ability to stand in such.

E Archer, NYC

The corruption of the 'heart' leads to innumerable paths of deceit, delusion, and dependence. One cannot walk straight if leaning to the right or the left.


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