Quotes of Chain

“ Most of us came here in chains and most of you came here to escape your chains. Your freedom was our slavery, and therein lies the bitter difference in the way we look at life. ”

- John Oliver Killens

“ A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain. ”

- William James

“ It will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven. ”

- Wernher Von Braun

“ Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life. ”

- Truman Capote

“ Rank and riches are chains of gold, but still chains. ”

- Giovanni Ruffini

“ Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. ”

- Thomas Dekker

“ Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The public is a ferocious beast — one must either chain it up or flee from it. ”

- Voltaire

“ If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around you own. ”

- Emerson

“ Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order. ”

- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“ 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! ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. ”

- Ovid

“ I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds. ”

- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

“ AFFIANCED, pp. Fitted with an ankle-ring for the ball-and-chain. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast. ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ 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. ”

- Nelson Mandela

“ We cannot destroy kindred: Our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break. ”

- Marie de Rabutin Chantal

“ Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ If you don't accept responsibility for your own actions, then you are forever chained to a position of defense. ”

- Holly Lisle

“ 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. ”

- Hunter S. Thompson

“ Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains. ”

- Karl Marx

“ Obstinacy in opinions holds the dogmatist in the chains of error, without the hope of emancipation. ”

- John C. Granville

“ It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. ”

- Sir Winston Churchill

“ It is better for a man to go wrong in freedom than to go right in chains. ”

- Thomas Huxley

“ Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads sewing people together through the years. That is what makes a marriage last — more than passion, or even sex! ”

- Simone Signoret

“ 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. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ Charm is the measure of attraction's power To chain the fleeting fancy of the hour. ”

- Louisa Thomas
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