Quotes of Captivity

“ If I should ever be captured, I want no negotiation - and if I should request a negotiation from captivity they should consider that a sign of duress. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ I can't mate in captivity. ”

- Gloria Steinem

“ Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ Optimism and humor are the grease and glue of life. Without both of them we would never have survived our captivity. ”

- Philip Butler

“ It quickly became obvious to us that not only the animals in the wild had a problem, but so did the animals in captivity. ”

- Tippi Hedren

“ Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Dare to do things worthy of imprisonment if you mean to be of consequence. ”

- Juvenal

“ Every pulpit is a pillory, in which stands a hired culprit, defending the justice of his own imprisonment. ”

- Robert Green Ingersoll

“ In durance vile here must I wake and weep, And all my frowsy couch in sorrow steep. ”

- Robert Burns

“ 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. ”

- Isaiah Berlin
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