„Love of my home, my wife and my children./ Love for the earth that helps me live./ Love for education and of work./ Love of others who work for the common good./ Love of justice as the instrument that provides equilibrium for human dignity./ Love of peace in order to enjoy one's life./ Love of freedom, but not the freedom acquired at the expense of others’ freedom, but rather the freedom of all./ Love of freedom to live and exist, for the existence of my children, in my home, in my town, my city, among neighbouring people./ Love for freedom in the environment in which we are required to forge our destiny./ Love of freedom without yokes: nor ours nor foreign.“

When asked, four days before the military coup of September 11, 1973, what the word ‘Love’ meant to him.
Section: Biography/Victor y el amor of http://www.fundacionvictorjara.cl/ 10/04/2007

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—  William Law English cleric, nonjuror and theological writer 1686 - 1761

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