If you become passive, you will find yourself restricted, regardless of how free the environment is in which you live. Conversely, if you maintain a positive, proactive attitude, you will find yourself free, no matter how restricted your environment. True freedom is the caliber or spiritual capacity that enables one to cope with any circumstance.
Stories of Hope
Despite being imprisoned for 10,000 days for his unwavering belief in human dignity, Mandela never gave in to despair.