For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.
In corn, I think I've found the key to the American food chain. If you look at a fast-food meal, a McDonald's meal, virtually all the carbon in it - and what we eat is mostly carbon - comes from corn.
Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.
For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class, they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism, but they are not sufficient to crush capitalism and to emancipate the workers from their tyranny.
The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains, from imprisonment, from enslavement by others. The rest is extension of this sense, or else metaphor.
I'm absolutely obsessed with The Jesus And Mary Chain and Patti Smith, but I'm a massive pop fan. I love pop culture, It's a total reflection of the zeitgeist.
Freedom is living without chains.
I think, then, that man, after having satisfied his first longing for facts, wanted something fuller - some grouping, some adaptation to his capacity and experience, of the links of this vast chain of events which his sight could not take in.
Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories.
His very chains helped to deceive him about the harshness of his service.
The basic structure of proteins is quite simple: they are formed by hooking together in a chain discrete subunits called amino acids.
Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me.
I once hit Quentin on the head with my ball and chain.
The naturalists of our own time hold equal faith in the wonders of the sea, but seek therein rather for the links of nature's chain than for apparent exceptions.
If I haven't made myself clear, this worrisome chain of events describes the game of the nineteenth century.
With Jack Abramoff under indictment, a number of readers have suggested that now he might flip and try to offer the feds some figures higher up the food-chain.
Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in the supply chain because of wild behavior you could lose a lot. It would be like pouring cement down one of your oil wells.
Third issue, and again I think it is important to note, anyone can make a mistake and any administration can make a mistake once in a while, but this is just a long train of abuses, an unbroken chain of following special interests rather than the health of the American people.
The chains of military despotism, once fastened upon a nation, ages might pass away before they could be shaken off.
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