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None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What is the one thing you have that you dread being asked to let go of?

A particular possession. A relationship. Physical beauty. Comfort. Money. The approval of others.

The philosopher Albert Schweitzer said: “If there is something you own that you cannot give away, you don’t own it. It owns you.”

Few of us think of ourselves as slaves. At least, not until we start trying to get the chains off.

 
 
Tom Olyott