You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
Malcolm X

Blowing in the Wind

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 8th 2009

8 Responses to “Cherie’s Place – Thought for the Week”

  1. ubermouth says:

    Are those arctic poppies?
    I love them. Their pods are great for dried flower arrangements.
    I love flowers.

    Great quote btw although, I am not sure if Malcolm X stood for peace,except perhaps in an oblique-through-violence means.

    How’s your Mum, Cherie?

    • CherryPie says:

      I think they are the common poppy that seeds everywhere, although I am not entirely sure about that.

      I just like the quote as it stands :-)

      She has recovered from the infection that caused her to be rushed into hospital. She managed to pick up some sort of cold bug whilst she was in there. It is one of those lingering bugs that won’t go away. Thanks for asking :-)

  2. jameshigham says:

    Therefore our current course must be towards this end.

  3. Bernard says:

    And yet, I read that day by day MORE of our freedom is being taken away from us. Sadly this would mean that we can expect less peace in this world.
    I vote for more freedom AND more peace.

  4. Phidelm says:

    Not entirely convinced about the pacific nature of MX; still, it’s a good quote. Peace, like freedom, is indivisible.