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If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
English statesman 1874-1965
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
American writer 1924-1987
Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have.
English poet 1572-1632
Take me to you, imprison me, for I, except you enthrall me, never shall be free, nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.
Indian politician 1917-1985
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
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