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Fettered Quotes

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Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch;
but a musician's music can never be fettered,
for it lives first in her heart and mind.
- Charles de Lint

Can you not see that women could do and would do a
hundred times more for the slave,
if she were not fettered?
- Angelina Grimke

Poetry fettered, fetters the human race.
Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry,
painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
- William Blake

Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
- Charles Caleb Colton

 

It is well to fetter the wings of our fancy and restrain its flights.
- Edward E. Barnard

Being, belief and reason are pure relations,
which cannot be dealt with absolutely,
and are not things but pure scholastic concepts,
signs for understanding, not for worshipping,
aids to awaken our attention, not to fetter it.
- Johann G. Hamann

The United States is the world's best hope,
but if you fetter her in the interests and quarrels of other nations,
if you tangle her in the intrigues of Europe,
you will destroy her power for good and endanger her very existence.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

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Their poverty secured their freedom,
since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
- Edward Gibbon

An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can
to rise and break their fetters.
- Henry Clay

Because capitalist society has expanded the productive forces so enormously,
the social conditions under which it arose lag behind
and become fetters holding back the further growth of productive forces.
- Earl Browder

If we could only snap the fetters of the body that
bind the feet of the soul,
we shall experience a great joy.
Then we shall not be miserable because of the body's sufferings.
We shall become free.
- Vinoba Bhave

To this wonderful page in our country's history another
more glorious still will be added,
and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers
a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi

Socialism is nothing more nor less than the social,
political and ideological system which breaks the fetters
upon economic growth created under capitalism and opens
the way to a new period of economic and social expansion on a much larger scale.
- Earl Browder

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Thinkers do not accept the inevitable;
they turn their efforts toward changing it.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

All endeavors which are directed to a purely worldly end,
contain within themselves the seeds of their own corruption.
- Theodore H. White

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Our grandchildren's grandchildren will shake their heads in shame
at some of the beliefs that we hold most dear today -
the question is, which ones?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
- Socrates

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie


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