|A bird in a cage is not half a bird. Beecher.|| 1|
|A poor freedom is better than a rich slavery.|| 2|
|All are not free who mock their chains. German.|| 3|
|Better a bean and freedom, than comfits and slavery. German.|| 4|
|Better be a bird of the wood than a bird in a cage. Italian.|| 5|
|Better be a free bird than a captive king. Danish.|| 6|
|Better free in a foreign land than a serf at home. German.|| 7|
|Better to look from the mountain than from the dungeon. Servian.|| 8|
|Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves. Garrick.|| 9|
|For from the moment a freeman takes|
A tyrants gift, his half of manhoods fled.
|Freedom has a thousand charms to show,|
That slaves howeer contented never know. Cowper.
|Freedom is above silver and gold. German.|| 12|
|Freedoms battle once begun,|
Bequeathed from bleeding sire to son,
Though baffled oft is ever won.
|He is not free who drags his chain after him. French, Italian.|| 14|
|He is the freeman whom the truth makes free. Cowper.|| 15|
|Hereditary bondsmen, know ye not|
Who would be free themselves must strike the blow? Byron.
|In a free country there is much complaint with little suffering: in a despotism much suffering but little complaint. Giles Proverbs.|| 17|
|Injurious is the gift that takes away freedom. Italian.|| 18|
|None is to be deemed free who has not perfect self-command. Pythagoras.|| 19|
|One never knows what freedom means till one has seen those who are not free. Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine.|| 20|
|On the first day of his servitude the captive is deprived of one-half of his manly virtue. Homer.|| 21|
|The good man alone is free and all bad men are slaves. Maxim of the Stoics.|| 22|
|The most magnificent palace would appear to him a prison who was confined to it. Turkish Spy.|| 23|
|To speak his thoughts is every freemans right. Homer.|| 24|
|We must be free or die, who speak the tongue that Shakspeare writ. Wordsworth.|| 25|
|Who has lost his freedom has nothing else to lose. German.|| 26|
|Who sells his freedom in exchange for gold,|
Shall make eternal servitude his fate. Homer.