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.
We are strange beings, we seem to go free, but we go in chains - chains of training, custom, convention, association, environment - in a word, Circumstance, and against these bonds the strongest of us struggle in vain.
Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.
Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.
Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.
First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that.
Men are freest when they are most unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always was.
We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
If you're going to hold someone down you're going to have to hold on by the other end of the chain. You are confined by your own repression.
Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
If people have a basic understanding of right from wrong, possess a strong desire to better themselves and persist in there cause, they can break the chain of any negative environment.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise!
I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and I dance.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
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