You’re captives of a civilizational system that more or less compels you to go on destroying the world in order to live. … You are captives—and you have made a captive of the world itself....
From the pavement, I could see the window of Albertine’s room, that window, formerly quite black, at night, when she was not staying in the house, which the electric light inside, dissected by the slats...
You can capture me with your beauty, only if you are a brilliant photographer.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
I realized that poverty was a kind of captivity.
So I’d been captured? So I was starving?Did that mean I had to shrivel up and die?I could still slither. I could still hiss. Nothing had been stolen from me except my freedom.What I needed...
The rulers of your minds indulge in proverbs, but they’ve forgotten the main one, that love cannot be forced, and they have a deeply rooted habit of liberating people and making them happy, especially those...
My blood was boiling, which is not a good thing for a coldblood.Dracula was dead. Rex was dying or dead.Breakfast was dying. And I was caring about it all. Meanwhile, that blasted Gunnar did nothing...
Your god, sir, is the World. In my eyes, you, too, if not an infidel, are an idolater. I conceive that you ignorantly worship: in all things you appear to me too superstitious. Sir, your...
[Marriage] happens as with cages: the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair of getting out.
Captivity ends when creativity begins
If we seek solace in the prisons of the distant pastSecurity in human systems we’re told will always always lastEmotions are the sail and blind faith is the mastWithout the breath of real freedom we’re...
Captivity can’t be overcome with inactivity
The merrel also knew its wing had not healed. But I could reach a great height once more before it failed me, it said. And from there I would fold my wings and plummet to...
Captive Greece took captive her savage conquerer and brought the arts to rustic Latium
He didn’t like to see animals in captivity. When he looked into their eyes, something in their eyes looked back at him.
Cage an eagle and it will bite at the wires, be they ofiron or of gold.
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