quote by Cecil Rhodes

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

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Slave labor quote Your mind is your instrument. Learn to be its master and not its slave.

Your mind is your instrument. Learn to be its master and not its slave.


You're a slave in your own country, White Man.

Each year you get to keep less of the fruits of your labor; each year it gets more difficult to carry the burden the aliens have placed upon you; each year the cheap labor of aliens makes your future less secure; each year you retreat a few steps more into the world of slavery.

Slave power crushes freedom of speech and of opinion.

Slave power degrades labor. Slave power is arrogant, is jealous and intrusive, is cruel, is despotic, not only over the slave but over the community, the state.

Slave labor quote Those who do not have goals are doomed forever to work for those who do.

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

Let us remember that the automatic machine is the precise economic equivalent of slave labor. Any labor which competes with slave labor must accept the economic consequences of slave labor.

A lot of work still remains but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.

As long as human labor power, and, consequently, life itself, remain articles of sale and purchase, of exploitation and robbery, the principle of the “sacredness of human life” remains a shameful lie, uttered with the object of keeping the oppressed slaves in their chains.

Slave labor quote Courage is refusing to be a slave to fear.

Courage is refusing to be a slave to fear.

In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.

One finds fortunes built on slave labor, indentured labor, prison labor, immigrant labor, female labor, child labor, and scab labor - backed by the lethal force of gun thugs and militia. 'Old money' is often little more than dirty money laundered by several generations of possession.

Christopher Columbus introduced two phenomena that revolutionized race relations and transformed the modern world: the taking of land, wealth, and labor from indigenous people in the Western Hemisphere, leading to their near extermination, and the transatlantic slave trade, which created a racial underclass.

Slave labor quote Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

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.

Bystanders wandered in and out of the merchant's stall, passing the time, talking of dreams they might purchase. Workers and slaves stooped from labor asked timidly for dreams of wine and ease. Women asked for dreams of love, and men for dreams of women.

It doesn't take a genius to pump up the GNP [of a developing country] by burning down rainforests, using slave labor and social repression to keep things in place.

Slave labor quote We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.

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

The essence of all slavery consists in taking the product of another's labor by force. It is immaterial whether this force be founded upon ownership of the slave or ownership of the money that he must get to live.

The more they lack material things, the more they indulge themselves when they can, but the less is their satisfaction with this world and they hunger for life after death(on Russian slave laborers.)

If you are going to abolish slavery, that opens up all these other questions: what system of labor is going to replace slave labor? What system of race relations is going to replace the race relations of slavery? Who is going to have power in the post-war South? The Emancipation Proclamation doesn't answer that question, but it throws [it] open.

Slave labor quote Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.

An integrated cup of coffee isn't sufficient pay for four hundred years of slave labor.

No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs.

No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.

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.

Slave labor quote There is no substitute for hard work.

There is no substitute for hard work.

It's not the suffering of birth, death, love that the young reject, but the suffering of endless labor without dream, eating the spare bread in bitterness, being a slave without the security of a slave.

It is unworthy of excellent men to lose hours like slaves in the labor of calculation which could be relegated to anyone else if machines were used.

Are there not thousands in the world who love their fellows even to the death, who feel the giant agony of the world, and more, like slaves to poor humanity, labor for mortal good?

The poor despise labor when performed by slaves.

Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.

Lincoln sees slavery in some ways as a theft of labor.

A slave is a laborer who is being denied the fruits of his labor.

The ant, who has toiled and dragged a crumb to his nest, will furiously defend the fruit of his labor, against whatever robber assails him. So plain, that the most dumb and stupid slave that ever toiled for a master, does constantly know that he is wronged.

If some men are entitled by right to the products of the work of others, it means that those others are deprived of rights and condemned to slave labor.

At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day.

Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope.

We are behaving like people without compassion and love for the most vulnerable section of society. The children of the universe are without a spokesperson, they are voiceless...We are all touched by the atrocities committed against children: sexual, physical abuse, child slave labor, educational neglect. We feel ashamed. Angry. Appalled. But there is no action...No action.

We must face the ultimate contradiction that our free and democratic society was made possible by massive slave labor.

If you think you have the right to health care, you are saying basically that I am your slave. I provide health care... My staff and technicians provide it... If you have a right to health care, then you have a right to their labor.

Every one who has a heart and eyes sees that you, working men, are obliged to pass your lives in want and in hard labor, which is useless to you, while other men, who do not work, enjoy the fruits of your labor that you are the slaves of these men, and that this ought not to exist.

How many people worldwide are victims of this type of slavery, in which the person is at the service of his or her work, while work should offer a service to people so they may have dignity. I ask my brothers and sisters in faith and all men and women of good will for a decisive choice to combat trafficking in persons, which includes "slave labor."

The family is an early expedient and in many ways irrational.

If the race had developed a special sexless class to be nurses, pedagogues, and slaves, like the workers among ants and bees, then the family would have been unnecessary. Such a division of labor would doubtless have involved evils of its own, but it would have obviated some drags and vexations proper to the family.

This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work - they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps.

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