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"Delivered from the galling yoke of time." - William Wordsworth

"The Cadiz tribe, not used to bearing our yoke." - Horace

"My yoke is easy, and my burden light." - Saint Boniface

"Provoke The years to bring the inevitable yoke." - William Wordsworth

"Willingly no one chooses the yoke of slavery." - Aeschylus

"Obedience to Christ is the easy way, take my yoke..." - Dallas Willard

"In time the savage bull doth bear the yoke." - William Shakespeare

"How good is God! How sweet his yoke!" - Jean Racine

"The yoke you wear determines the burden you bear." - Edwin Louis Cole

"[Exchange] the galling burden of bachelorship for the easy yoke of matrimony." - James Madison

"Some people are so worn down by the yoke of oppression that they give up." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"That is the bitterest of all, - to wear the yoke of our own wrong-doing." - George Eliot

"What planter will attempt to yoke a sapling with a falling oak?" - Jonathan Swift

"The kiss, in which he half forgets even such a yoke as yours." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"Virtue cannot dwell with slaves, nor reign O'er those who cower to take a tyrant's yoke." - William C Bryant

"We mourn the transitory things and fret under the yoke of the immutable ones." - Paul Eldridge

"Under the tropic is our language spoke, And part of Flanders hath receiv'd our yoke." - Edmund Waller

"The ox feels the yoke, but does the bird feel the weight of its wings?" - Leigh Bardugo

"Madness is a divine release of the soul from the yoke of custom and convention." - Plato

"One cannot free oneself by bowing to the yoke, but by breaking it." - Carl Jung

"Under the tropic is our language spoke, And part of Flanders hath receiv'd our yoke." - Edmund Waller

"Virtue cannot dwell with slaves, nor reign O'er those who cower to take a tyrant's yoke." - William Cullen Bryant

"It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth." - Bible

"Take Christ in with you under your yoke, and let patience have her perfect work." - Samuel Rutherford

"Not he who scorns the Saviour's yoke Should wear his cross upon the heart." - Friedrich Schiller

"That is the bitterest of all,-to wear the yoke of our own wrong-doing." - George Eliot

"The belief in supernatural forces remains to this day a yoke on the neck of humanity, but at least Thales made it possible, for those of us who wish it, to be free of that yoke." - Victor J. Stenger

"I'm rather bored by the subject - meaning me. It's a sort of a yoke, but at times you know, a yoke is a kind of comfort. And it's always there." - Laurence Olivier

"The yoke a man creates for himself by wrong-doing will breed hate in the kindliest nature." - George Eliot

"Those pigmy tribes of Panton street, Those hardy blades, those hearts of oak, Obedient to a tyrant's yoke." - Anonymous

"But he, whose humours spurn law's awful yoke, Must herd with those, by whom law's bonds are broke." - Walter Scott

"Yield not thy neck To fortunes yoke, but let thy dauntless mind Still ride in triumph over all mischance." - William Shakespeare

"I believe that no people ever yet groaned under the heavy yoke of slavery but when they deserved it." - Samuel Adams

"To bear lightly the neck's yoke brings strength; but kicking against the goads is the way of failure." - Pindar

"In time the bull is brought to wear the yoke. [Lat., Tempore ruricolae patiens fit taurus aratri.]" - Ovid

"How true it is that, sooner or later, the' most rebellious must bow beneath the yoke of misfortune!" - Madame De Stael

"In dreams and visions lie the greatest creations of man, for on them rests no yoke of line or hue." - R. H. Barlow

"The softminded person always wants to freeze the moment and hold life in the gripping yoke of sameness." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Yield not thy neck To fortune's yoke, but let thy dauntless mind Still ride in triumph over all mischance." - William Shakespeare

"To bear lightly the neck's yoke brings strength; but kicking against the goads is the way of failure." - Pindar

"The yoke a man creates for himself by wrong-doing will breed hate in the kindliest nature..." - George Eliot

"Personally I crave not for 'independence', which I do not understand, but I long for freedom from the English yoke." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Widowhood imposed by religion or custom is an unbearable yoke and defiles the home by secret vice and degrades religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Who enslaves another's manhood with weak human power alone, Lays a heavier yoke of bondage thoughtlessly upon his own." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke." - Robert Herrick

"Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful." - Phyllis Mcginley

"He who has fostered the sweet poison of love by fondling it, finds it too late to refuse the yoke which he has of his own accord assumed." - Seneca the Younger

"Do you call yourself Free? It is your ruling thought that I would hear, and not that you have escaped from a yoke." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The doubts of an honest man contain more moral truth than the profession of faith of people under a worldly yoke." - Ximenes Doudan

"If I had my life to live over I would die fighting rather than be a slave again. I want no man's yoke on my shoulders no more." - Robert Falls

"The governments of Europe are afraid to trust the people with arms. If they did, the people would certainly shake off the yoke of tyranny, as America did." - James Madison

"Leo Strauss's discoveries in the history of political philosophy had the effect of liberating his students from the yoke of contemporary thought." - William Kristol

"Though Rome's gross yoke Drops off, no more to be endured, Her teaching is not so obscured By errors and perversities, That no truth shines athwart the lies." - Robert Browning

"The doubts of an honest man contain more moral truth than the profession of faith of people under a worldly yoke." - X. Dourdan

"He who has fostered the sweet poison of love by fondling it, finds it too late to refuse the yoke which he has of his own accord assumed." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"The bachelors admired freedom is often a yoke, for the freer a man is to himself the greater slave he often is to the whims of others." - George Jean Nathan

"Happy he who far from business persuits Tills and re-tills his ancestral lands With oxen of his own breeding Having no slavish yoke about his neck." - Horace

"O, here Will I set up my everlasting rest And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars From the world-wearied flesh" - William Shakespeare

"Losses and crosses are heavy to bear; but when our hearts are right with God, it is wonderful how easy the yoke becomes." - Charles Spurgeon

"Religion is neither a theology nor a theosophy; it is more than that, it is a discipline, a law, a yoke, an indissoluble engagement." - Joseph Joubert

"To all the revolutionaries fighting to throw off the yoke of tyranny around the world: look at British democracy. Is that what you want?" - Andy Zaltzman

"We must quit bending the Word to suit our situation. It is we who must be bent to that Word, our necks that must bow under the yoke." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Europe really needs to wake up, cast aside the lies and get rid of the Jewish yoke we live under - once and for all." - Varg Vikernes

"Now is the time to throw off the yoke, to force renegotiation of oppressive foreign debts, and to force the imperialists to abandon their bases of aggression." - Che Guevara

"What! out of senseless Nothing to provoke A conscious Something to resent the yoke Of unpermitted Pleasure, under pain Of Everlasting Penalties, if broke!" - Omar Khayyam

"The restoration of spinning to its central place in India's peaceful campaign for deliverance from the imperial yoke gives her women a special status." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls." - Bible

"Easier were it To hurl the rooted mountain from its base, Than force the yoke of slavery upon men Determin'd to be free." - Robert Southey

"All mental discipline and symmetrical growth are from activity of the mind under the yoke of the will or personal power." - Mark Hopkins

"Insurrection by means of guerrilla bands is the true method of warfare for all nations desirous of emancipating themselves from a foreign yoke. It is invincible, indestructible." - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Action must be taken at once; there is no time to be lost; we shall yet see the oppressors' yoke broken and the fragments scattered on the ground." - Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

"The phenomenon of creativity, we know, is closely related to the ability to yoke together separate, and even seemingly incompatible, matrices." - Wole Soyinka

"A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed." - Honore De Balzac

"The word yoga is the same as the English word "yoke". So in the New Testament when Jesus Christ says, "My yoke is easy and my burden is light," my interpretation is that he's referring to yoga. It means "union" - Union of the body, mind and the spirit as one continuum of consciousness." - Deepak Chopra

"Before, you think of it as a permanent bond of happiness; later, you see that it is a yoke, borne unequally. You marry to keep love, but sometimes that is the surest way to lose it." - Myrtle Reed

"If you are too weak to give yourselves your own law, then a tyrant shall lay his yoke upon you and say: "Obey! Clench your teeth and obey!" And all good and evil shall be drowned in obedience to him." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Let women paint their eyes with tints of chastity, insert into their ears the word of God, tie the yoke of Christ around their necks, and adorn their whole persons with the silk of sanctity and the damask of devotion." - Tertullian

"This war is not an ordinary war. It is the war of the entire Russian people. Not only to eliminate the danger hanging over our heads, but to aid all people groaning under the yoke of Fascism" - Joseph Stalin

"You can live in the world and have all the myriad experiences that life has to offer and yoke your awareness field to the planes of light, and eventually to nirvana itself." - Frederick Lenz

"he who should inspire and lead his race must be defended from travelling with the souls of other men, from living, breathing, reading, and writing in the daily, time-worn yoke of their opinions." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Acting on our own, by ourselves, we cannot establish justice throughout the world, but joined with other free nations, we can ... assist the developing nations to throw off the yoke of poverty." - John F Kennedy

"The soul is kissed by God in its innermost regions. With interior yearning, grace and blessing are bestowed. It is a yearning to take on God's gentle yoke, It is a yearning to give one's self to God's Way." - Hildegard of Bingen

"The more horses you yoke the quicker everything will go - not the rending of the block from its foundation, which is impossible, but the snapping of the traces and with that the gay and empty journey." - Franz Kafka

"It is a wonderful subduer, this need of love-this hunger of the heart-as peremptory as that other hunger by which Nature forces us to submit to the yoke, and change the face of the world." - George Eliot

"When women can cherish the vulnerability of men as much as men can exult in the strength of women, a new breed could lift a ruinous yoke from both." - Marya Mannes

"The dictator is also the scapegoat; in assuming absolute authority, he assumes absolute guilt; and the oppressed masses, groaning under the yoke, know themselves to be innocent as lambs, while they pray hypocritically for deliverance." - Mary Mccarthy

"Yield not thy neck To fortune's yoke, but let thy dauntless mind Still ride in triumph over all mischance. In the difficult are the friendly forces, the hands that work on us." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"We must of necessity be servant to someone, either to God or to sin. The man who surrenders to Christ exchanges a cruel slave driver for a kind and gentle master whose yoke is easy and whose burden is light." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Some eminent witnesses of God's truth believe that before the downfall of Antichrist [which virtually all Reformers construed to be Romanism], England must once again bow down her fair neck to his proud usurping yoke and foot." - Roger Williams

"May Allah bless Iran, bless the leadership of Iran, and bless our Muslim Umrah to throw off the yoke of neo-colonialism, and the divisions that Shaitan is exploiting, causing us to fight and kill one another." - Louis Farrakhan

"Who best Bear his mild yoke, they serve him best: his state Is kingly; thousands at his bidding speed, And post o'er land and ocean without rest; They also serve who only stand and wait." - John Milton

"Norman saw on English oak. On English neck a Norman yoke; Norman spoon to English dish, And England ruled as Normans wish; Blithe world in England never will be more, Till England's rid of all the four." - Walter Scott

"Contend with the powers of nature, force them to the yoke of superior purpose. Free that spirit which struggles within them and longs to mingle with that spirit which struggles within you." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"In time the savage bull sustains the yoke, In time all haggard hawks will stoop to lure, In time small wedges cleave the hardest oak, In time the flint is pierced with softest shower." - Thomas Kyd

"I am at liberty to vote as my conscience and judgment dictates to be right, without the yoke of any party on me... Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them." - Davy Crockett

"The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age." - John Jay Chapman

"With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism." - John Doolittle

"I seek to lead a democratic Pakistan which is free from the yoke of military dictatorship and that will cease to be a haven, the very petri dish of international terrorism." - Benazir Bhutto

"Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light." - Saint Bernard

"Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey." - Matthew Prior

"You call yourself free? I want to hear your ruling thought and not that you have escaped a yoke. Are you such a one as was permitted to escape a yoke? There are some who threw away their ultimate worth when they threw away their servitude. Free from what? What is that to Zarathustra! But your eyes should announce to me brightly: free for what?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"My poor soul! Sigh, pray and strive to take upon you the blessed yoke of Christ, and you will live on earth in a heavenly manner. Lord, grant that I may carry the light and goodly yoke, and I shall be always at rest, peaceful, glad and joyous; and I shall taste on earth of crumbs which fall from the celestial feast, like a dog that feeds upon the crumbs which fall from the master's table." - Tikhon of Zadonsk

"It is vain to think that any weariness, however caused, any burden, however slight, may be got rid of otherwise than by bowing the neck to the yoke of the Father's will. There can be no other rest for heart and soul than He has created. From every burden, from every anxiety, from all dread of shame or loss, even loss of love itself, that yoke will set us free." - George Macdonald

"When Jesus invites sinners, 'Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest,' he immediately adds,'take my yoke upon you, and learn from me' (Matt. 11:28-29). To come to him includes taking his yoke upon us, being subject to his direction and guidance, learning from him and being obedient to him. If we are unwilling to make such a commitment, then we have not truly placed our trust in him." - Wayne Grudem

"Only the man who follows the command of Jesus single-mindedly, and unresistingly lets his yoke rest upon him, finds his burden easy, and under its gentle pressure receives the power to persevere in the right way. The command of Jesus is hard, unutterably hard, for those who try to resist it. But for those who willingly submit, the yoke is easy, and the burden is light." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"For loving, working, and creative people to throw off the yoke of power it is necessary to abolish power itself, not merely to make the yoke comfortable. Where some have power, others do not, and the two classes persist. A free society is where all have power-power over and responsibility for their own lives, power and reason to respect the lives of others. This is also a society without classes, a society of human beings, not rulers and the ruled." - Karl Hess

"While love takes on itself impossible tasks, yet it finds that love lightens all loads. It is the same burden that wings are to a bird, that sails are to a ship. Nothing is hard if done for love's sweet sake. The yoke of love is easy; the yoke of duty is hard. There is all the difference in the world between being drawn by love and being driven by duty. The task may be the same, but love makes everything light, and duty makes everything drudgery." - E Stanley Jones

"You must not allow yourselves to become discouraged. Missionary work brings joy, optimism, and happiness. Don't give Satan an opportunity to discourage you. Here again, work is the answer. The Lord has given us a key by which we can overcome discouragement: "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."" - Ezra Taft Benson

"Once you cease to be a master, once you throw off your master's yoke, you are no longer human rubbish, you are a human being, and all the things that adds up to. So, too, with the slaves. Once they are no longer slaves, once they are free, they are no longer noble and exalted; they are just human beings." - Jamaica Kincaid

"And you receivers - and you are all receivers - assume no weight of gratitude, lest you lay a yoke upon yourself and upon him who gives. Rather rise together with the giver on his gifts as on wings; For to be overmindful of your debt, is to doubt his generosity who has the free hearted earth for mother, and God for father." - Khalil Gibran

"Bless, O Lord of the centuries and the millennia, the daily work by which men and women provide bread for themselves and their loved ones. We also offer to your fatherly hands the toil and sacrifices associated with work, in union with your Son Jesus Christ, who redeemed human work from the yoke of sin and restored it to its original dignity." - Pope John Paul Ii

"If the users don't control the program, the program controls the users. With proprietary software, there is always some entity, the "owner" of the program, that controls the program and through it, exercises power over its users. A nonfree program is a yoke, an instrument of unjust power." - Richard Stallman

"The Jews' guilt of the crucifixion of Jesus consigned them to perpetual servitude, and, like Cain, they are to be wanderers and fugitives. The Jews will not dare to raise their necks, bowed under the yoke of perpetual slavery, against the reverence of the Christian faith." - Pope Innocent III

"What use is it to us to hear it said of a man that he has thrown off the yoke that he does not believe there is a God to watch over his actions, that he reckons himself the sole master of his behavior, and that he does not intend to give an account of it to anyone but himself?" - Blaise Pascal

"I came to the conclusion a while ago that there is nothing romantic or supernatural about loving someone: Love is the privilege of being responsible for another. It was, for a time, what kept me going: Each morning, for a little while, I got to feel the weight of the yoke on my back as I pulled the ancient cart of my species." - John Green

"I had wanted to live forever as a gypsy girl; I had wanted to live forever as a child, tumbling down a rabbit hole. I had been granted both wishes, only to find immortality was not what it had promised to be; instead of a passport to the future, it was a yoke that bound me to the past." - Melanie Benjamin

"Loyalty is a word which has worked vast harm; for it has been made to trick men into being "loyal" to a thousand iniquities, whereas the true loyalty should have been to themselves - in which case there would have ensured a rebellion, and the throwing off of that deceptive yoke." - Mark Twain

"In time the savage bull sustains the yoke; In time all haggard hawks will stoop to lure; In time small wedges cleave the hardest oak, In time the flint is pierced with softest shower, And she in time will fall from her disdain, And rue the sufferance of your friendly pain." - Thomas Kyd

"It is not in understanding a set of doctrines; not in outward comprehension of the scheme of salvation, that rest and peace are to be found, but in taking up, in all lowliness and meekness, the yoke of the Lord Jesus Christ." - Frederick William Robertson

"His kingdom come! For this we pray in vain, Unless He does in our affections reign. How fond it were to wish for such a King, And no obedience to his sceptre bring, Whose yoke is easy, and His burthen light; His service freedom, and His judgments right." - Edmund Waller

"It is averse to talent to be consorted and trained up with inferior minds or inferior companions, however high they may rank. The foal of the racer neither finds out his speed, nor calls out his powers, if pastured out with the common herd, that are destined for the collar and the yoke." - Charles Caleb Colton

"O, here Will I set up my everlasting rest, And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars From this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last! Arms, take your last embrace! and, lips, O you The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss A dateless bargain to engrossing death!" - William Shakespeare

"God doth not need Either man's work or his own gifts. Who best Bear his mild yoke, they serve him best. His state Is kingly: thousands at his bidding speed, And post o'er land and ocean without rest; They also serve who only stand and wait." - John Milton

"Let us trust in Him who has placed this burden upon us. What we ourselves cannot bear let us bear with the help of Christ. For He is all-powerful, and He tells us: 'My yoke is easy, and my burden light.'" - Saint Boniface

"To this must be added that the hiring of labor and the conduct of trade are concentrated in the hands of comparatively few; so that a small number of very rich men have been able to lay upon the teeming masses of the laboring poor a yoke little better than that of slavery itself." - Pope Leo XIII

"...the transition from capitalism to Socialism and the liberation of the working class from the yoke of capitalism cannot be effected by slow changes, by reforms, but only by a qualitative change of the capitalist system, by revolution. Hence, in order not to err in policy, one must be a revolutionary, not a reformist." - J. Stalin

"Be faithful and true of word; let thy walk be plain and lowly: thou wilt get on, though in savage land. If thy words be not faithful and true, thy walk plain and lowly, wilt thou get on, though in thine own home? Standing, see these words ranged before thee; driving, see them written upon the yoke. Then thou wilt get on." - Confucius

"And the angel said unto me: Behold the formation of a church which is most abominable above all other churches, which slayeth the saints of God, yea, and tortureth them and bindeth them down, and yoketh them with a yoke of iron, and bringeth them down into captivity." - Joseph Smith Jr

"The present age handed over the workers, each alone and defenseless, to the unbridled greed of competitors... so that a very few and exceedingly rich men have laid a yoke of almost slavery on the unnumbered masses of non-owning workers." - Pope Leo XIII

"Peace of heart that is won by refusing to bear the common yoke of human sympathy is a peace unworthy of a Christian. To seek tranquility by stopping our ears to the cries of human pain is to make ourselves not Christian but a kind of degenerate stoic having no relation either to stoicism or Christianity." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"It is adverse to talent to be consorted and trained up with inferior minds and inferior companions, however high they may rank. The foal of the racer neither finds out his speed nor calls out his powers if pastured out with the common herd, that are destined for the collar and the yoke." - Charles Caleb Colton

"It is not in understanding a set of doctrines; not in outward comprehension of the "scheme of salvation," that rest and peace are to be found, but in taking up, in all lowliness and meekness, the yoke of the Lord Jesus Christ." - Frederick William Robertson

"His kingdom come!" For this we pray in vain, Unless He does in our affections reign. How fond it were to wish for such a King, And no obedience to his sceptre bring, Whose yoke is easy, and His burthen light; His service freedom, and His judgments right." - Edmund Waller

"There will always be some people who think for themselves, even among the self-appointed guardians of the great mass who, after having thrown off the yoke of immaturity themselves, will spread about them the spirit of a reasonable estimate of their own value and of the need for every man to think for himself." - Immanuel Kant

"Once slavery in America was not seen as radical. It became, instead, a revolutionary idea that slaves should be freed. When we have lived under a pernicious power long enough, no matter how oppressive, we grow so accustomed to the yoke that its removal seems frightening, even wrong." - Gerry Spence

"Be faithful, be vigilant, be untiring in your efforts to break every yoke, and let the oppressed go free. Come what may - cost what it may - inscribe on the banner which you unfurl to the breeze, as your religious and political motto - "NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERY! NO UNION WITH SLAVEHOLDERS" - William Lloyd Garrison

"There is such a thing as the freedom of exhaustion. Some people are so worn down by the yoke of oppression that they give up.... The oppressed must never allow the conscience of the oppressor to slumber.... To accept injustice or segregation passively is to say to the oppressor that his actions are morally right." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Right gladly would He free them from their misery, but He knows only one way: He will teach them to be like himself, meek and lowly, bearing with gladness the yoke of His Father's will. This in the one, the only right, the only possible way of freeing them from their sin, the cause of their unrest." - George Macdonald

"Grandmas can shed the yoke of responsibility, relax and enjoy their grandchildren in a way that was not possible when they were raising their own children. And they can glow in the realisation that here is their seed of life that will harvest generations to come." - Erma Bombeck

"When the chopper would praise a pine, he will commonly tell you that the one he cut was so big that a yoke of oxen stood on its stump; as if that were what the pine had grown for, to become the footstool of oxen." - Henry David Thoreau

"We can build influence by self promotion, but God will only promote those who do not promote themselves. That which is built on self-promotion will have to be maintained by human striving. Those who allow God to build the house have taken a yoke that is easy and a burden that is light." - Rick Joyner

"I am now here in Congress... I am at liberty to vote as my conscience and judgment dictates to be right, without the yoke of any party on me, or the driver at my heels, with his whip in hand, commanding me to ge-wo-haw, just at his pleasure. Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them!" - Davy Crockett

"The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; on those who lived in a land of deep shadow a light has shone. For the yoke that was weighing upon them and the burden upon their shoulders, thou hast broken in pieces O God." - Isaiah

"Blessed are they who, in the calm moments of retirement, of worship, of prayer, of silent waiting, have found that to "the weary and heavy laden " Christ can indeed give rest; that compared with the heavy bondage of the world or the exactions of human systems, His yoke indeed is easy, and His burden is light." - Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

"The craziest of all political systems, the unique dictatorship, found its earned end. History will note for eternity that the German people were not able on their own initiative to shake off the yoke of the National Socialists. The victory of the Americans, English and Russians was a necessary occurrence to disrupt the National Socialists' delusions and plans for world domination." - Friedrich Kellner

"If our republican form of government is perishing because communications - the infrastructure of that republic - is under the yoke of international business how, at last, do we save it? We must build a confrontational movement to reclaim our democracy, a movement committed to active and sustained protest against the present order." - Mark Lloyd

"Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits." - Buddha

"Treason and murder ever kept together, As two yoke-devils sworn to either's purpose, Working so grossly in a natural cause That admiration did not whoop at them; But thou, 'gainst all proportion, didst bring in Wonder to wait on treason and on murder; And whatsoever cunning fiend it was That wrought upon thee so preposterously Hath got the voice in hell for excellence." - William Shakespeare

"But who can describe the overweening pride of men? Or women mad with passion, reckless in their hearts, soulmates to every kind of ruin that befalls us? Wild passion, unrestrained, boundless, that overcomes the women, perverts the yoke of wedlock for beasts and men alike." - Aeschylus

"Man's characteristic privilege is that the bond he accepts is not physical but moral; that is, social. He is governed not by a material environment brutally imposed on him, but by a conscience superior to his own, the superiority of which he feels. Because the greater, better part of his existence transcends the body, he escapes the body's yoke, but is subject to that of society." - Emile Durkheim



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