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The fanatical atheists are like slaves who are still feeling the weight of their chains which they have thrown off after hard struggle. They are creatures who—in their grudge against traditional religion as the “opium of the masses”—cannot hear the music of the spheres.

— Albert Einstein  <link>

Quite an experience to live in fear, isn’t it? That’s what it is to be a slave.

— Batty the replicant (android), from Blade Runner  <link>

Rejection imprisons, but love and understanding nurture.

— Author unknown  <link>

The tyranny of man over man is but the external expression of each man’s enslavement to his own desires. For who is the slave of his own desires necessarily exploits others in order to pay tribute to the tyrant within himself.

— Thomas Merton, The Inner Experience  <link>

A man is a slave to anything he cannot part with that is less than himself.

— George MacDonald  <link>