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  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    A man who takes away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness.
    Source: De lange weg naar vrijheid
  • Randolph Silliman Bourne
    Randolph Silliman Bourne
    American writer and intellectual 1886-1918
    Randolph Silliman Bourne
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    A man with few friends is only halfdeveloped; there are whole sides of his nature which are locked up and have never been expressed.
    Source: Youth and life (1913)
  • Carolyn Kizer
    Carolyn Kizer
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    Environmental concerns and feminism are locked together. Generally, women have closer connections to the organic nature of our lives.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.
  • Bobby Fischer
    Bobby Fischer
    American chess grandmaster 1943-2008
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    I would rather be free in my mind, and be locked up in a prison cell, than to be a coward and not be able to say what I want.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    If a man is a writer, everybody tiptoes around past the locked door of the breadwinner. But if you're an ordinary female housewife, people say, 'This is just something Barbara wanted to do; it's not professional.'
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
    Edgar W. Howe
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    Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Our passions do not live apart in locked chambers but dress in their small wardrobe of notions, bring their provisions to a common table and mess together, feeding out of the common store according to their appetite.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
    Phyllis Mcginley
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    Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
    Barbara Demick
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    Televisions and radios are locked on government frequencies - it is a serious crime to listen to a foreign broadcast. As a result, North Koreans think that they live in the best country in the world and that, as difficult as their lives may be, everybody else has it much worse.
  • Sebastian Faulks
    Sebastian Faulks
    British novelist, journalist and broadcaster 1953-
    Sebastian Faulks
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    The function of music is to liberate in the soul those feelings which normally we keep locked up in the heart.
    Source: Birdsong (2010) 9
  • Barney Ross
    Barney Ross
    American professional boxer 1909-1967
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    The gunner's mate came up and started breaking the locks on the ammunition. Everything was locked up for fear that someone might go in there with a cigarette or something.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    The senior thesis of Hillary D. Rodham, Wellesley College class of 1969, has been speculated about, spun, analyzed, debated, criticized and defended. But rarely has it been read, because for the eight years of Bill Clinton's presidency it was locked away.
  • Hal Borland
    Hal Borland
    American author, journalist and naturalist
    Hal Borland
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    The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.
  • Peter de Vries
    Peter de Vries
    American writer 1910-1993
    Peter de Vries
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    The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. Bit the combination is locked up in the safe.
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