The weakest link in a chain is the strongest because it can break it.
— Stanislaw Lec

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Winston Churchill chains quote

Treachery darkens the chain of friendship, but truth makes it brighter than ever.
— American Indian Proverbs

The public is a ferocious beast. One must either chain it up or flee from it.
— Voltaire

No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
— Thomas Carlyle