I have a dream that one day the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
I go where there are no slaves, hangmen or oppressors; where faith does not kill; where the one who reigns is God.josé rizal
God seeks comrades and claims love , The devil seeks slaves and claims obedience .rabindranath tagore
Christianity is most admirably adapted to the training of slaves, to the perpetuation of a slave society; in short, to the very conditions confronting us to-day. … The rulers of the earth have realized long ago what potent poison inheres in the Christian religion. That is the reason they foster it; that is why they leave nothing undone to instill it into the blood of the people. They know only too well that the subtleness of the Christian teachings is a more powerful protection against rebellion and discontent than the club or the gun.emma goldman
We owe to our Mother-Country the Duty of Subjects but will not pay her the Submission of slaves.george mason
Then Israel's monarch, after Heaven's own heart, His vigorous warmth did, variously, impart To wives and slaves: and, wide as his command, Scattered his Maker's image through the land.john dryden
"Suppose I broke away and left you, or made it impossible for you to stay. That I was base and false; in every way unworthy of your love, and it was clearly right for you to go, what would you do then?""Go away and–"He interrupted with a triumphant laugh, "Die as heroines always do, tender slaves as they are.""No, live and forget you", was the unexpected reply.Louisa May Alcott
We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear — fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts, or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer.hunter s. thompson
Man treats woman as his own property and not as being capable of feelings, like himself. The way man treats women is much worse than the way landlords treat servants and the high-caste treat the low-caste. These treat them so demeaningly only in situations mutually affecting them; but men treat cruelly and as slaves, from their birth till death.periyar e. v. ramasamy
As soon as slavery fired upon the flag it was felt, we all felt, even those who did not object to slaves, that slavery must be destroyed. We felt that it was a stain to the Union that men should be bought and sold like cattle.Ulysses S. Grant (June 1878), as quoted in Around the World with General Grant (1879)
God seeks comrades and claims love. The devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.rabindranath tagore
: If we beat the King ninety-nine times, yet he is King still so will his posterity be after him; but if the King beat us once we shall be hanged, and our posterity made slaves. : My Lord, if this be so, why did we take up arms at first? This is against fighting hereafter. If so, let us make peace, be it never so base.Oliver Cromwell
The virtue of female slaves is wholly at the mercy of irresponsible tyrants, and women are bought and sold in our slave markets, to gratify the brutal lust of those who bear the name of Christians.sarah grimké
One sharp stern struggle and the slaves of centuries are free.gerald massey
The strong rules and the weak are their slaves - and no one is stronger than me.Infamous (video game) character Cole MacGrath.
The difference between slaves in Roman and Ottoman days and today’s employees is that slaves did not need to flatter their boss.nassim nicholas taleb
Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.thomas moore
The Autocrat of all the Russias will resign his crown, and proclaim his subjects free republicans sooner than will our American masters voluntarily give up their slaves.Abraham Lincoln, Letter to George Robertson (15 August 1855).
Whether or not they exist, we're slaves to the gods.A Factless Autobiography, number 21, (Trans. Richard Zenith, Penguin Classics edition)
Unworldliness is this to hold things from God in the perpetual conviction that they will not last; to have the world, and not let the world have us; to be the world's masters, and not the world's slaves.Frederick William Robertson, p. 621. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
Carry his body hence! Kings must have slaves: Kings climb to eminence Over men's graves: So this man's eye is dim; Throw the earth over him!henry austin dobson
For months, for years we had one wish only: the wish that some of us would escape alive, in order to tell the world what the Nazi convict prisons were like..... There was the systematic... urge to use human beings as slaves and to kill them when they could work no more.Concentration camp survivor Marie Valliant, in testimony at the Nürnberg War Crimes Trials.[ ]
Unhappy it is though to reflect, that a Brother's Sword has been sheathed in a Brother's breast, and that, the once happy and peaceful plains of America are either to be drenched with Blood, or Inhabited by slaves. Sad alternative! But can a virtuous Man hesitate in his choice?George Washington, letter to George William Fairfax (31 May 1775).
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