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
We owe to our Mother-Country the Duty of Subjects but will not pay her the Submission of slaves.george mason
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.
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
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
Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm, look for me all around you, for, with God's grace, I shall come and bring with me countless millions of black slaves who have died in America and the West Indies and the millions in Africa to aid you in the fight for Liberty, Freedom and Life.Marcus Garvey
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
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
To how much lying, extravagance, hypocrisy and servilism does not the fear of ridicule lead? Human respect makes us cowards and slaves. It may deter from evil, but much oftener it drives to baseness. “We are too much afraid,” said Cato, “of death, exile and poverty.”john lancaster spalding
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood... I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.Martin Luther King Jr.
God seeks comrades and claims love. The devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.rabindranath tagore
Marriage, n. The state or condition of a community Billings consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
I promise this, that if I am supported by our most invincible sovereigns with a little of their help, as much gold can be supplied as they will need, indeed as much of spices, of cotton, of mastic gum (which is only found in Chios), also as much of aloes wood, and as many slaves for the navy, as their Majesties will wish to demand.christopher columbus
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.Oliver Goldsmith
Whether or not they exist, we're slaves to the gods.fernando pessoa
In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves : the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy .Ivan Illich
The slaves of developed industrial civilization are sublimated slaves.herbert marcuse
If there breathe on earth a slave, Are ye truly free and brave? If ye do not feel the chain, When it works a brother's pain, Are ye not base slaves indeed, slaves unworthy to be freed?
An uneducated population may be degraded; a population educated, but not in righteousness, will be ungovernable. The one may be slaves, the other must be tyrants.
What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards? Alas! not all the blood of all the Howards.Alexander Pope
Over money and religion there's more blood to spill. The wounds of slaves in cotton fields that never heal , what's the deal?
seeming's enough for slaves of space and time ours is the now and here of freedom . Come