I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.— Thomas Jefferson
Mind-blowing Slavery Freedom quotations
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Patterning your life around other's opinions is nothing more than slavery.
Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Whenever legislators endeavor to take away and destroy the property of the people, or to reduce them to slavery under arbitrary power, they put themselves into a state of war with the people, who are thereupon absolved from any further obedience.
Freedom from slavery is achieved only when a person starts to feel and understand that he would prefer death to life as a slave.
Of the people, by the people, for the people.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands.
The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice. I had no alternative.
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.
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.
I love the smell of Waffle House; it's the smell of freedom, being on the open road and knowing that ninety percent of the people eating around you are also on that road. Truck driver's, road-trippers, hangovers--those who don't live that monotonous life of society slavery.
Slavery is theft - theft of a life, theft of work, theft of any property or produce, theft even of the children a slave might have borne.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
As much as the world has an instinct for evil and is a breeding ground for genocide, holocaust, slavery, racism, war, oppression, and injustice, the world has an even greateer instinct for goodness, rebirth, mercy, beauty, truth, freedom and love.
My crime is that I will not go with the multitude to do evil.
My singularity is that when I say that freedom is of God and slavery is of the devil, I mean just what I say. My fanaticism is that I insist on the American people abolishing slavery, or ceasing to prate on the rights of man.
As my ancestors are free from slavery, I am free from the slavery of religion.
I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.
I Became a free woman when I decided to stop dreaming, freedom that is waiting for nothing .. and anticipation is a state of slavery
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.... The subjection of individuals will increase amongst democratic nations, not only in the same proportion as their equality, but in the same proportion as their ignorance.
History has a long-range perspective.
It ultimately passes stern judgment on tyrants and vindicates those who fought, suffered, were imprisoned, and died for human freedom, against political oppression and economic slavery.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
The irony of New Testament lordship is that only in slavery to Christ can a man discover authentic freedom.
Money is a new form of slavery, and distinguishable from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal - that there is no human relation between master and slave.
Poverty in a democracy is as much to be preferred to what is called prosperity under despots, as freedom is to slavery.
I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.
The american dream wasn't meant for me, cause lady liberty's a hypocrite she lied to me, promised me freedom,education, and equality never gave me nothing but slavery but now look at how dangerous you made me callin me a mad man because im strong and bold.
WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.
He who controls the past controls the future.
Ever loved someone so much, you would do anything for them? Yeah, well, make that someone yourself and do whatever the hell you want.
Forces of good and evil are massed and armed and opposed as rarely before in history. Freedom is pitted against slavery; lightness against the dark... In the final choice, a soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains.
Freedom and slavery are mental states.
Mental slavery is mental death, and every man who has given up his intellectual freedom is the living coffin of his dead soul.
WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.
In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed;
but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency.
The artist must elect to fight for Freedom or for Slavery.
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free.
Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
Better to starve free than be a fat slave
I think we must get rid of slavery, or we must get rid of freedom.
Freedom without security portends chaos, perpetual anxiety and fear.
Security without freedom means slavery. So, each on its own is awful; only together they make for a good life. But, a big "but": being both necessary, complementing each other, they are nevertheless virtually incompatible.
The mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God.
If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom.