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Slave quotes - We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. Share

“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.”

Slave quotes - Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. Share

“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”

Slave quotes - As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Share

“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.”

“To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father.”

“Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. ”

“No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.”

“Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery. ”

“Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people.”

“He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have, is a slave by nature. ”

“In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth. ”

“No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will. ”

“This is slavery, not to speak one's thought. ”

“To some extent I liken slavery to death.”

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves. ”

“If my body is enslaved, still my mind is free.”

“A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.”

“We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution. ”

“Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter. ”

“Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations of tyranny or slavery. ”

“America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children.”

“There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.”

“I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.”

“There is nothing strange about fear: no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears who is without it we are at once enslaved by him.”

“No slave is a slave to the same lengths, and in so full a sense of the word, as a wife is.”

“You should see what our Founding Fathers used to say to each other and in the early part of our nation. But what they were able to do, especially in Philadelphia in 1787, four months, they argued about what a House should be, what a Senate should be, the power of the president, the Congress, the Supreme Court. And they had to deal with slavery.”

“All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.”

“Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.”

“It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.”

“The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.”

“Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.”