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Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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no-man-loveth-his-fetters-be-they-made-gold-john-heywood
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and-if-they-be-bound-in-fetters-and-be-holden-in-cords-of-affliction
an-oppressed-people-are-authorized-whenever-they-can-to-rise-break-their-fetters
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any-called-fetters-do-not-bind-youngsters-because-they-have-power-tactics-to-break-them-in-their-own-adroit-ways-balroop-singh
true-meditation-gives-us-as-it-were-wings-for-flight-to-higher-realm-thus-detaches-us-from-terrestrial-fetters-swami-paramananda
the-dream-is-liberation-spirit-from-pressure-external-nature-detachment-soul-from-fetters-matter-sigmund-freud
there-is-fascination-here-that-holds-rich-poor-strong-weak-captive-not-with-chains-fetters-but-by-almost-touchable-solace-barbara-woodall
it-is-ordained-in-eternal-constitution-things-that-men-intemperate-minds-cannot-be-free-their-passions-forge-their-fetters-edmund-burke
as-for-politics-im-anarchist-i-hate-governments-rules-fetters-cant-stand-caged-animals-people-must-be-free-charlie-chaplin
but-he-who-is-hated-by-people-as-wolf-by-dogs-is-free-spirit-enemy-fetters-nonadorer-dweller-in-woods-friedrich-nietzsche
in-genoa-the-word-libertas-can-be-read-on-the-front-of-prisons-and-on-the-fetters-of-galleyslaves-the-application-of-this-motto-is-fine-and-just
wealth-a-cunning-device-fate-whereby-men-are-made-captive-burdened-with-responsibilites-from-which-only-death-can-file-their-fetters-elbert-hubbard
evil-is-retributive-every-trespass-slips-fetters-on-will-holds-soul-in-durance-till-contrition-repentance-restore-it-to-liberty-amos-bronson-alcott
the-moment-the-slave-resolves-that-he-will-no-longer-be-a-slave-his-fetters-fall-freedom-and-slavery-are-mental-states
against-him-came-up-nebuchadnezzar-king-of-babylon-and-bound-him-in-fetters-to-carry-him-to-babylon
thy-hands-were-not-bound-nor-thy-feet-put-into-fetters-as-a-man-falleth-before-wicked-men-so-fellest-thou-and-all-the-people-wept-again-over-him
It is the custom on the stage: in all good, murderous melodramas: to present the tragic and the comic scenes, in as regular alternation, as the layers of red and white in a side of streaky, well-cured bacon. The hero sinks upon his straw bed, weighed down by fetters and misfortunes; and, in the next scene, his faithful but unconscious squire regales the audience with a comic song. We behold, with throbbing bosoms, the heroine in the grasp of a proud and ruthless baron: her virtue and her life alike in danger; drawing forth a dagger to preserve the one at the cost of the other; and, just as our expectations are wrought up to the highest pitch, a whistle is heard: and we are straightway transported to the great hall of the castle: where a grey-headed seneschal sings a funny chorus with a funnier body of vassals, who are free of all sorts of places from church vaults to palaces, and roam about in company, carolling perpetually. Such changes appear absurd; but they are not so unnatural as they would seem at first sight. The transitions in real life from well-spread boards to death-beds, and from mourning weeds to holiday garments, are not a whit less startling; only, there, we are busy actors, instead of passive lookers-on; which makes a vast difference. The actors in the mimic life of the theatre, are blind to violent transitions and abrupt impulses of passion or feeling, which, presented before the eyes of mere spectators, are at once condemned as outrageous and preposterous.

Charles Dickens
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The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced. He has been the sport and prey of priest and king, the food of superstition and cruel might. Crowned force has governed ignorance through fear. Hypocrisy and tyranny-two vultures-have fed upon the liberties of man. From all these there has been, and is, but one means of escape-intellectual development. Upon the back of industry has been the whip. Upon the brain have been the fetters of superstition. Nothing has been left undone by the enemies of freedom. Every art and artifice, every cruelty and outrage has been practiced and perpetrated to destroy the rights of man. In this great struggle every crime has been rewarded and every virtue has been punished. Reading, writing, thinking and investigating have all been crimes. Every science has been an outcast. All the altars and all the thrones united to arrest the forward march of the human race. The king said that mankind must not work for themselves. The priest said that mankind must not think for themselves. One forged chains for the hands, the other for the soul. Under this infamous regime the eagle of the human intellect was for ages a slimy serpent of hypocrisy. The human race was imprisoned. Through some of the prison bars came a few struggling rays of light. Against these bars Science pressed its pale and thoughtful face, wooed by the holy dawn of human advancement. Bar after bar was broken away. A few grand men escaped and devoted their lives to the liberation of their fellows.

Robert G. Ingersoll
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I therefore hate the corrupt, slaveholding, women-whipping, cradle-plundering, partial and hypocritical Christianity of the land... I look upon it as the climax of all misnomers, the boldest of all frauds, and the grossest of all libels. Never was there a clearer case of 'stealing the livery of the court of heaven to serve the devil in.' I am filled with unutterable loathing when I contemplate the religious pomp and show, together with the horrible inconsistencies, which every where surround me. We have men-stealers for ministers, women-whippers for missionaries, and cradle-plunderers for church members. The man who wields the blood-clotted cowskin during the week fills the pulpit on Sunday, and claims to be a minister of the meek and lowly Jesus... The slave auctioneer's bell and the church-going bell chime in with each other, and the bitter cries of the heart-broken slave are drowned in the religious shouts of his pious master. Revivals of religion and revivals in the slave-trade go hand in hand together. The slave prison and the church stand near each other. The clanking of fetters and the rattling of chains in the prison, and the pious psalm and solemn prayer in the church, may be heard at the same time. The dealers in the bodies of men erect their stand in the presence of the pulpit, and they mutually help each other. The dealer gives his blood-stained gold to support the pulpit, and the pulpit, in return, covers his infernal business with the garb of Christianity. Here we have religion and robbery the allies of each other-devils dressed in angels' robes, and hell presenting the semblance of paradise.

Frederick Douglass
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