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Quotes of the Day for 14 July 2000 – Liberté, égalité, fraternité!

Vive la France. Liberté, égalité, fraternité! It's Bastille Day, so if you're in prison it would be a good day to break out, if you're not it's a good day for fireworks.

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The quotes:

Every Frenchman wants to enjoy one or more privileges; that's the way he shows his passion for equality.
     - Charles de Gaulle

Men have prayed in prison, men have prayed in slums and concentration camps. It's only the middle classes who demand to pray in suitable surroundings.
     - Graham Green

In times when the government imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also the prison.
     - Henry David Thoreau

You write to me that it's impossible; the word is not French.
     - Napoleon

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