Quotation Explorer - 'Tied'

Build my fear of what's out thereAnd cannot breathe the open airWhisper things into my brainAssuring me that I'm insaneThey think our heads are in their handsBut violent use brings violent plansKeep him tied, it makes him wellHe's getting better, can't you tell? - Metallica Welcome Home Sanitarium
It is impossible for us to make any real advance until we take to heart this great truth, that without freedom of choice, without freedom of action, there are not such things as true moral qualities; there can only be submissive wearing of the cords that others have tied round our hands. - Auberon Herbert
When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over. - Tony McCollum
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
Tongue and hand tied, I was equally cut off and trapped in my own silent dark tomb. - Jazz Feylynn
This world has been connected. Tied to the darkness... soon to be completely eclipsed. There is so very much to learn. You understand so little. - Ansem
We often fear to say what is true. Our tongues are tied by the beliefs of the society. - Debasish Mridha
A mother is an irreplaceable gift that God has given every mankind. Your (a child's) duty is to honour, adore, respect and serve her. Your blessings are tied in how honour she felt. - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
I want to understand the strings that are tied between me and certain other people and if they really can stretch through infinite time and space without ever breaking. Are soul mates real, and is my life ever going to make sense? - Jennifer Elisabeth
People ask me if I've ever been called a Nazi. I answer that no one has ever had dreams of being tied down and sexually ravished by someone dressed as a liberal.
People ask me all the time, "Where do your ideas come from?" So, to clear up this question...I keep my ideas inside the mind of a tiny man who is tied up in my closet! - C.K. Webb
My self-esteem is not tied to the approval of others. - Kenneth Wayne Wood
What have they done to the earth?What have they done to our fair sister?Ravaged and plundered and ripped her and bit herStuck her with knives in the side of the dawnAnd tied her with fences and dragged her down - Jim Morrison
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up. - Mae West
Every human being has the same right of achieving this Supreme knowledge (Brahmagyan). When this will be same with each man then only it will carry true value. Each and every man is tied with the same wire. Unless this communism of God is established this will not get its fulfillment. - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
I act as the tongue of you,... tied in your mouth . . . . in mine it begins to be loosened. - Walt Whitman
A kiss is just a kiss, were words not expressed by a man tied naked to a tree. - Dixie Waters
We are tied down to a language that makes up in obscurity what it lacks in style. - Tom Stoppard
Maybe you didn't want to get married, or get tied down?'Tsukuru shook his head. 'No, I don't think that was it. I'm the sort of person who craves stability. - Haruki Murakami
I am no longer tied to the cliffsThreats don’t hold any groundI have decided to fly highOn the winds of cool complacence - Balroop Singh
As for Fergus. He had a habit which Maud was not experienced enough to recognise as a common one in ex-lovers of giving little tugs at the carefully severed spider-threads or puppet-strings which had once tied her to him. - A.S. Byatt
They weren't people that liked change. They were the kind of people that would have tied change to a chair with dental floss if they could in order to avoid it. They were the type of people who desired to live in their virtual bubbles and grew to resent anyone that challenged that world. - Anna M. Aquino
Humankind is made up of two sexes, women and men. Is it possible for humankind to grow by the improvement of only one part while the other part is ignored? Is it possible that if half of a mass is tied to earth with chains that the other half can soar into skies? - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
I am as wrapped up in her as a vine that clings to a tree seeking for sustenance. She’s tied me to her for eternity. She’s my home. She’s my reason for being. To win and hold her heart is my only purpose. - Colleen Houck
Don't be discouraged when people leave your life because you can still fulfill your God given purpose without them. Remember that your destiny is not tied to any human being, but in line with God's purpose. - Gugu Mona
Your success and significance in life is tied to the unleashing of the greatness in you. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves. - Rita Hayworth
Words are what sticks to the real. We use them to push the real, to drag the real into the poem. They are what we hold on with, nothing else. They are as valuable in themselves as rope with nothing to be tied to. - Jack Spicer
Who you are isn't tied solely to what you say, even though it may feel that way to you now. - Diane Ackerman
Your future, hopes and dreams should never be tied down to anybody! The strength lies inside of you to decide at any moment your direction. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Art is inextricably tied to man's survival - not to his physical survival, but to that on which his physical survival depends: to the preservation and survival of his consciousness. - Ayn Rand
The love between a man and a woman acts like a mousetrap to lure a man towards a woman enticing him like a pure cheese, but is secretly tied with a strap. - Anuj Somany
Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining. - Jef Raskin
You are in the world, but not to be tied to the world. - Jim George
A lot of people say there's a fine line between genius and insanity. I don't think there's a fine line, I actually think there's a yawning gulf. You see some poor bugger scuffling up the road with balloons tied to his ears, he's not going home to invent a rocket, is he? - Bill Bailey
What gets scary is when your self-worth is tied up in what strangers think of you. - Emma Watson
Human kind is made up of two sexes, women and men. Is it possible that a mass is improved by the improvement of only one part and the other part is ignored? Is it possible that if half of a mass is tied to earth with chains and the other half can soar into skies? - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
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