55 Greatest Quotes About Slavery
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
Well for one, the 13th amendment to the constitution of the US which abolished slavery - did not abolish slavery for those convicted of a crime.
Im Krieg machen die Starken die Schwachen zu Sklaven, im Frieden machen die Reichen die Armen zu Sklaven.
To be given dominion over another is a hard thing; to wrest dominion over another is a wrong thing; to give dominion of yourself to another is a wicked thing.
Negro Slavery is an evil of Colossal magnitude and I am utterly averse to the admission of Slavery into the Missouri Territories.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Henry David Thoreau
Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of production and trade...
A man who will enslave his own blood, may not be safely relied on for magnamity.
The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.
Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
I hope some compromise will be entered into between the two parties, slavery & antislavery, which will have the effect of allaying violent passions on both sides.
It is impossible to enslave, mentally or socially, a bible-reading people. The principles of the bible are the groundwork of human freedom.
In the end they will lay their freedom at our feet and say to us, Make us your slaves, but feed us.
I must get my soul back from you; I am killing my flesh without it.
Life lived in the absence of the psychedelic experience that primordial shamanism is based on is life trivialized, life denied, life enslaved to the ego.
You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
The existence of the state is inseparable from the existence of slavery.
Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
Funk, gospel, blues is all out of slavery times, out of depression, out of sorrow.
Knowledge is freedom and ignorance is slavery.
Better to starve free than be a fat slave.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!
...it is impossible to make anything beautiful or desirable in the best regulated administration of slavery.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.
William Lloyd Garrison
I refuse to accept that the shackles of slavery can ever be stronger than the quest for freedom.
The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind.
The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery.
If not now, then when? If not you, then who? If we are able to answer these fundamental questions, then perhaps we can wipe away the blot of human slavery.
It is better to sacrifice everything than to live in slavery!
Ho Chi Minh
I know that there are no limits to which the powers of privilege will not go to keep the workers in slavery.
And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.
All socialism involves slavery. That which fundamentally distinguishes the slave is that he labours under coercion to satisfy anothers desires.
The Conservative knows that to regard man as part of an undifferentiated mass is to consign him to ultimate slavery.
In order to spend out our time (life) we sell some of this time. We work for someone, we labour. In freedom we do slavery.
Wasif Ali Wasif