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  1. Picture quote by Brian Tracy about goals

    Those who do not have goals are doomed forever to work for those who do. ⏤ Brian Tracy


  2. Picture quote by Thomas Jefferson about freedom

    I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. ⏤ Thomas Jefferson


  3. Picture quote by Lolly Daskal about courage

    Courage is refusing to be a slave to fear. ⏤ Lolly Daskal


  4. Picture quote by Henry David Thoreau about liberty

    Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. ⏤ Henry David Thoreau


  5. Picture quote by Winston Churchill about words

    We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. ⏤ Winston Churchill


  6. Picture quote by Niccolo Machiavelli about freedom

    It is just as difficult and dangerous to try to free a people that wants to remain servile as it is to enslave a people that wants to remain free. ⏤ Niccolo Machiavelli


  7. Picture quote by William Blake about create

    I must create a system, or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason ⏤ William Blake


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The tyrant is only the slave turned inside out.

Egyptian Proverbs

Whenever I hear any one, arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Abraham Lincoln

If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave.

Wayne Dyer

He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.

Andrew Carnegie

I cannot be fired. Slaves have to be sold.

Unknown

I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted.

Frederick Douglass

There're two people in the world that are not likeable: a master and a slave.

Nikki Giovanni

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 together at the table of brotherhood.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Slavery is an institution for converting men into monkeys.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.

Aristotle

Slaves lose everything in their chains, even the desire of escaping from them.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one.

Miguel de Cervantes

The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.

Diogenes

On the king's gate the moss grew gray; The king came not. They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in his father's stead.

Helen Hunt Jackson

The victory of the working people over the exploiters and slave holders is at the same time the victorious struggle for liberation by the German people.

Walter Ulbricht

Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered?

Angelina Grimke

I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.

Lucy Stone

Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.

Pearl Buck

Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward, and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.

Theodore Dreiser

Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end.

Helen Hayes

He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.

Baltasar Gracian

The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.

Anwar ElSadat

Today the large organization is lord and master, and most of its employees have been desensitized much as were the medieval peasants who never knew they were serfs.

Ralph Nader

Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.

John Ruskin

The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it.

John Ruskin

A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years.

Lysander Spooner

I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum?

William Cowper

Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.

Edmund Burke

Progress and reaction have both turned out to be swindles. Seemingly, there is nothing left but quietism -- robbing reality of its terrors by simply submitting to it.

George Orwell

So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.

Mika Waltari

It does not matter what the whip is; it is none the less a whip, because you have cut thongs for it out of your own souls.

John Ruskin

What to the Slave is the 4th of July.

Frederick Douglass

But I now entered on my fifteenth year - a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I could not remain ignorant of their import.

Harriet Ann Jacobs

A man in debt is so far a slave.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as many masters as there are people who may be useful in bettering his position.

Jean De La Bruyere

The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave.

Imelda Marcos

Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.

Alexander Pope

The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within.

Yehudi Menuhin

He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.

William Drummond

And so, whether they came here on the Mayflower, on a slave ship, or on an airplane from Havana, we are all descendants of the men and women who built here the nation that saved the world.

Marco Rubio

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.

Abraham Lincoln

The perfection of our union, especially our commitment to equality of opportunity, has been a story of constant striving to live up to our Founding principles. This is what Abraham Lincoln meant when he said, 'In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve.'

Paul Ryan

No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs. No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.

Steve Forbes

I defied the machinery to make me its slave. Its incessant discords could not drown the music of my thoughts if I would let them fly high enough.

Lucy Larcom

The fact is, that civilization requires slaves. Human slavery is wrong, insecure, and demoralizing. On mechanical slavery, on the slavery of the machine, the future of the world depends.

Oscar Wilde

We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits -- and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful.

Simone Weil

The blunting effects of slavery upon the slaveholder's moral perceptions are known and conceded the world over; and a priveleged class, an aristocracy, is but a band of slaveholders under another name.

Mark Twain

Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.

Bertrand Russell

My reason is not framed to bend or stoop: my knees are.

Michel de Montaigne

The creation of the spiritual was no accident. It was a creation born of necessity, so that the slave might more adequately adjust himself to the conditions of the New World.

Benjamin Mays

Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man's nature -- opposition to it on his love of justice. These principles are in eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.

Abraham Lincoln

The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.

Thomas Jefferson

You can be up to your boobies in white satin, with gardenias in your hair and no sugar cane for miles, but you can still be working on a plantation.

Billie Holiday

To relive the relationship between owner and slave we can consider how we treat our cars and dogs -- a dog exercising a somewhat similar leverage on our mercies and an automobile being comparable in value to a slave in those days.

Edward Hoagland

Slavery is the first step towards civilization. In order to develop it is necessary that things should be much better for some and much worse for others, then those who are better off can develop at the expense of others.

Alexander Herzen

There is a sort of subjection which is the peculiar heritage of largeness and of love; and strength is often only another name for willing bondage to irremediable weakness.

George Eliot

It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological inexactitude.

Winston Churchill

Forced from home, and all its pleasures, afric coast I left forlorn; to increase a stranger's treasures, o the raging billows borne. Men from England bought and sold me, paid my price in paltry gold; but, though theirs they have enroll'd me, minds are never to be sold.

William Cowper

Slavery is no more sinful, by the Christian code, than it is sinful to wear a whole coat, while another is in tatters, to eat a better meal than a neighbor, or otherwise to enjoy ease and plenty, while our fellow creatures are suffering and in want.

James Fenimore Cooper

Thy treasures of gold Are dim with the blood of the hearts thou hast sold;Thy home may be lovely, but round it I hearThe crack of the whip, and the footsteps of fear.

Lydia Maria Child

Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character of the people who compose the nation; and that can be done only by showing them a higher one.

Maria Weston Chapman

Slavery is so intolerable a condition that the slave can hardly escape deluding himself into thinking that he is choosing to obey his master's commands when, in fact, he is obliged to. Most slaves of habit suffer from this delusion and so do some writers, enslaved by an all too personal style.

W. H. Auden

The sovereign being is burdened with a servitude that crushes him, and the condition of free men is deliberate servility.

Georges Bataille

There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp, or something like that. Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it.

Charles Guggenheim

I think he was explicit that it was a slave labor situation, but I was not alarmed at that point, because there were so many tragedies involved in that war. That was the first time I had any indication that something was sort of strange.

Charles Guggenheim

John Brown's effort was peculiar. It was not a slave insurrection.

George Haven Putnam

If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend but never your slave.

Theophile Gautier

I'm not gonna be a slave. I'm a rock n' roller.

Steven Adler

If you can not master your language you must be it's slave.

Jenny Weber

Just as the slave master required the slaves to imitate the image he had of them, so women, who live in a relatively powerless position, politically and economically, feel obliged by a kind of implicit force to live up to culture's image of what is female.

Susan Griffin

Who Rebels? Who rises in arms? Rarely the slave, but almost always the oppressor turned slave.

Emile M. Cioran

A mass of dust, world's momentary slave, Is man, in state of our old Adam made, Soon born to die, soon flourishing to fade.

Barnabe Barnes

I like to think of myself as being fashion-conscious without being a slave to fashion.

Annni-Frid Lyngstad

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.

Cecil Rhodes

It is perfectly possible for a man to be out of prison and yet not free—to be under no physical constraint and yet be a psychological captive, compelled to think, feel and act as the representatives of the national state, or of some private interest within the nation wants him to think, feel and act. . . . To him the walls of his prison are invisible and he believes himself to be free.

Aldous Huxley

We are men, and propose to live like men in this free land, without the contamination of slave labor, or die like men, if need be, in asserting the rights of our race, our country, and our families.

Denis Kearney

To add to our misery and despair, a bloated aristocracy has sent to China - the greatest and oldest despotism in the world - for a cheap working slave.

Denis Kearney

If a man carries his horse out of a slave State into a free one, be does not lose his property interest in him; but if he carries his slave into a free State, the law makes him free.

Benjamin F. Wade

You can do but one of these things; it is folly to attempt anything else, for there cannot exist a slave confederacy and a free confederacy side by side upon this continent.

John Brough

In such a condition of affairs, the practical difference between the abolitionist and the sympathizer, to the man who lost his slave and could not recover it, was very nebulous.

John Sergeant Wise

Slave girls on Gor address all free men as Master, though, of course only one such would be her true Master.

John Norman

According to the Gorean way of looking at things a taste of the slave ring is thought to be occasionally beneficial to all women, even the exalted free woman.

John Norman

A Gorean slave girl in the presence of a free man or woman always kneels, unless excused from doing so.

John Norman

Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere.

Charles Rangel

The slave girl is reared in an atmosphere of licentiousness and fear.

Harriet Ann Jacobs

But to the slave mother New Year's day comes laden with peculiar sorrows. She sits on her cold cabin floor, watching the children who may all be torn from her the next morning; and often does she wish that she and they might die before the day dawns.

Harriet Ann Jacobs

If a slave is unwilling to go with his new master, he is whipped, or locked up in jail, until he consents to go, and promises not to run away during the year.

Harriet Ann Jacobs

When I was six years old, my mother died; and then, for the first time, I learned, by the talk around me, that I was a slave.

Harriet Ann Jacobs

I WAS born a slave; but I never knew it till six years of happy childhood had passed away.

Harriet Ann Jacobs

I didn't want to be a slave to any passion anymore. I gave up card playing altogether, even bridge and gambling - more or less. It took me a few years to get out of it.

Omar Sharif

The slave may be happy, but happiness is not enough.

Herbert Read

Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.

Jack LaLanne

The Southern slave would obey God in respect to marriage, and also to the reading and studying of His word. But this, as we have seen, is forbidden him.

Gerrit Smith

I'm not a slave to anything anymore. And I never will be again.

Leif Garrett

There can be no tyrants where there are no slaves.

Jose Rizal

From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded with a rapidity never before known, and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling.

Henry Charles Carey

By adopting the other trade, we place ourselves by the side of those whose measures tend not only to the improvement of their own subjects, but to the emancipation of the slave everywhere.

Henry Charles Carey

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