Quotes of Captive

“ We are all captives of the picture in our head — our belief that the world we have experienced is the world that really exists. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices — just recognize them. ”

- Edward R. Murrow

“ In a consumer society, there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy. ”

- Ivan Illich

“ Imprisoned in every fat man, a thin one is wildly signaling to be let out. ”

- Cyril Connolly

“ Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty. ”

- Frank Herbert

“ By the will art thou lost, by the will art thou found, by the will art thou free, captive, and bound. ”

- Angelus Silesius

“ The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. ”

- Mark Caine

“ You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief. ”

- Marianne Moore

“ Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis — once that crisis can be recognized and understood. ”

- Norman Cousins

“ The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, may have in the sworn twelve a thief or two guiltier than him they try. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated. ”

- Nelson Mandela

“ We are the prisoners of ideas. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Consequences are unpitying. Our deeds carry their terrible consequences, quite apart from any fluctuations that went before — consequences that are hardly ever confined to ourselves. ”

- George Eliot

“ I must create a system or be enslaved by another man's; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms, Her arts victorious triumph'd o'er our arms. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ According to them, the poet is confined to the provinces with his mouth broken on his own syllabic trapeze. ”

- Salvatore Quasimodo

“ I am a President held prisoner, that I haven't resigned and I will not resign. ”

- Hugo Chavez

“ There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear. ”

- Ben Johnson

“ We are powerfully imprisoned in these Dark Ages simply by the terms in which we have been conditioned to think. ”

- Buckminster Fuller

“ We are prisoners of ideas. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression. ”

- Howard Zinn

“ I'm a lifer, yeah... I can honestly say I'm a lifer. ”

- Neil Finn

“ The human mind will not be confined to any limits. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was YOU. - Unknown. ”

- Unknown

“ Governments need armies to protect them against their enslaved and oppressed subjects. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut; a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts. ”

- Christine Lavin

“ Whose words all ears took captive. - All 's Well that Ends Well. Act v. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners. ”

- Daniel Boone

“ The freer that women become, the freer men will be. Because when you enslave someone, you are enslaved. ”

- Louise Nevelson

“ His name is John Mason, a British national incarcerated in The Rock in 1962. ”

- Sean Connery
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