Quotation Explorer - 'Slave'

I will erase this world of yours with such magnificence of my presence that your vision will remain no more, your eyes fading to darkness and your soul barren before me, in my grasp that I shall corrupt to a slave of mine. - Saim Cheeda
Proverbs 22:7 "The rich rule over the poor and the borrower is slave to the lender."Galatians 5:1 "do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. - The Holy Bible
Which crime has the female sex committed to be sentenced to the harsh necessity which consists of being locked up all life either as a prisoner or a slave? I call the nuns prisoners and the married women slaves. - Christina Queen of Sweden
Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The good man, though a slave, is free; the wicked, though he reigns, is a slave, and not the slave of a single man, but - what is worse - the slave of as many masters as he has vices. - Rubianne Wood
At this moment, I saw more clearly than ever the brutalizing effects of slavery upon the slave and slaveholder. - Frederick Douglass
Two ways to treat a girl: Make her feel as a princess Or Make her feel as a slave. - Auliq Ice
The law says you have the right to hold a nigger, but begging the law's pardon, it lies. . . Is everything right because the law allows it? Suppose they'd pass a law taking away your liberty and making you a slave? - Solomon Northup
Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave. - G.I. Gurdjieff
Unless a man becomes the enemy of an evil, he will not even become its slave but rather its champion. - G.K. Chesterton
But thought's the slave of life, and life time's fool. - William Shakespeare
Well we've left behind the 200X's, and we move onto the 20XX's. Maybe that will finally make us feel like we're living in the future, rather than a media controlled slave state where an iPhone is worth substantially more than a human life. Happy new year. - Yahtzee Croshaw
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions. - David Hume
To react, is to be A slave to someone else's actions. Sometimes, A warrior is faced with the decision to strike pre-emptively, trusting his intuition, wisdom and years of training - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
I never knew what it meant being a slave until I quitted religion - Moses Tiko Lungu
A realist is a slave to reality. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as can help in making his fortune. - Jean De La Bruyere
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
A person who is another man's slave is better than one who is a slave to lust. - Michael Bassey Johnson
After a life of being entombed, essentially a slave to an unfair beginning,I am free. I'm a liberated whore of the world with little to no inhibitions."(Annie from upcoming book 3) - Robert Kimbrell
Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice slave of religious fanaticism slave of barbarity and inhumanity. - Saadat Hasan Manto
Ignorance need not remove the crown on the head of a king before making him a slave - Osho Samuel Adetunji
Asking, "If there is no God, what is the purpose of life?" is like asking, "If there is no master, whose slave will I be?" If your purpose of life is to submit as a slave, then your meaning comes from flattering the ego of a person whom who should detest. - Dan Barker
Don’t surrender your life to a Face, a Farce, a Fence or a Force. Don’t be a Slave, be Brave. - RVM
we need love thats why we love ,seriously we are slave of our needs and requirements - faamin
Once people said: Give me liberty or give me death. Now they say: Make me a slave, just pay me enough. - Todd Garlington
He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; he that dares not reason is a slave. - William Drummond
Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him And makes me poor indeed. - William Shakespeare
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave. - Karl Kraus
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
To take away a woman's ability to walk is one thing; it's quite another to take away her ability to speak. -(Lady Meesha) I Am Lady Sasha -The Journey From Slave to Slave- - Julienne Russell
I am a galley slave to pen and ink. - Honore de Balzac
The knowledge of God gives a person the opportunity to not be a slave to wealth. - Sunday Adelaja
The family is one of the greatest traps that society has used for millennia to keep man a slave - Osho
Never pray to be a better slave when God is trying to get you out of your situation. - Shannon L. Alder
The stomach is a slave that must accept everything that is given to it, but which avenges wrongs as slyly as does the slave. - Émile Souvestre
The most onerous slavery is to be a slave to oneself. - Seneca
Purpose is but the slave to memory, of violent birth, but poor validity. - William Shakespeare
We don't want any relationship! we just need someone who listen us, who is ready to do anything for us without saying no. In short we just need one slave! - sid
I would rather be a rebel than a slave. - Emmeline Pankhurst
Without education what is man but a splendid slave, a reasoning savage vacillating between the dignity of an intelligence derived from God and the degradation of passion participated with brutes… - Chukwudifu Oputa
I have voices in my headI'm a slave to imaginary peopleI feel what they feelI experience what they experience I live in their world And I'm devoted to translating their storiesI'm not crazy, I'm a writer - Charisse Spiers
Conquer thyself, till thou has done this, thou art but a slave; for it is almost as well to be subjected to another's appetite as to thine own. - Sir Richard Francis Burton
You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man. - Frederick Douglass
Work like a slave; order like a king; create like a god. - Constantin Brancusi
103When we try to be something that we are not, we become the slave of a rigid, fixed mind, following a rule about how things have to be. The violence and the anger in us remain unnoticed, because we are caught in our pictures of how we should be. - Charlotte Joko Beck
If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around you own.
The world, viewed philosophically, remains a series of slave camps, where citizens tax livestock labor under the chains of illusion in the service of their masters. - Stefan Molyneux
Telling people they don't have a sin nature doesn't promote sin anymore than telling a slave they are free promotes slavery. - D.R. Silva
If you are on time you are a slave, if you are late you are free - SK
Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave. - Frederick Douglass
You are the slave of your mind! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Wage of rage of revenge ain't worth it. What's the point of being enslaved by a slave? - Anonymous
The slave is not afflicted with a punishment greater than the hardening of the heart and being distant from Allah. For the Fire was created to melt the hardened heart. The most distant heart from Allah is the heart which is hardened. If the heart becomes hardened, the eye becomes dry. - ابن قيم الجوزية
The Slave master named Mahmel Was a nasty kind of thug, so Stiggy dropped a rock on him and squashed him like a bug. - John Flanagan
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his. - Helen Keller
By now I have come to feel that the fact of being a ‘child’, of being wholly subservient and dependent, of being seen by older people as a mixture of expensive nuisance, slave and super-pet, does most young people more harm than good - John Holt
The free man does what he likes in his working time and in his spare time what is required of him. The slave does what he is obliged to do in his working time and what he likes only when he is not at work. - Eric Gill
If your freedom can not develop you than it is better to alive as a slave. - Aditya Pandya
A religious woman is a slave that advocates the slavery. - M.F. Moonzajer
When you live your life seeking the opinion and approval of others, you become a slave in your mind and soul to others. This is the worst form of slavery. - Dr. Bien Sufficient
The slave has but one master; the ambitious man has as many as can help him in making his fortune. - Jean de la Bruyere
The one who love power becomes dictator and one who admires power becomes slave. - Amit Kalantri
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his ancestors. - Plato
O Woman - Allah has made you the Queen of Piety and Modesty, Don't belittle yourself to be the slave of unlawful admiration and mortal fame & fortune. - Ayisha Tabbassum
If you care about what people think about you, you will end up being their slave. Reject and pull your own rope. - Auliq Ice
A wise man will be master of his mind, a fool will be its slave. - Publilius Syrus
Slavery is impossible without the consent of the slave. Fear imprisons the mind, Faith. You either accept this prison by following the rules made by others. Or you break free, by making your own. - Christofer Emgard
When you procrastinate you become a slave to yesterday. - Stephen McCranie
An artist that makes art merely to meet a demand is a slave to what his patrons wants to see, or, hear. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When you are born as a man, you live as a man. When you born as a woman however, you have two choices; to live like a slave, or as a woman. I love the fact that I was born as a woman because I got to make my choices. Who did you chose to be? - Shahla Khan
I am master of my spoken words and slave to those which remain unspoken. - Ankita Singhal
The terms `Husband' and `Wife' are inappropriate. They are only companions ad partners. One does not slave for other. They both have equal status. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
It does not surprise seeing a husband working as slave to his wife , but how he takes often the pride or pleasure of admitting it publicly without a bit of shame of living such disgraceful life. - Anuj Somany
Don't be the slave for the society, be the entrepreneur for yourself. - Ade Santi
Love is a weakness which converts even the strongest minds as its slave and makes them sing its tune. - Auliq Ice
If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
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
Never forget: loving, respecting; tolerances in your fellow-creature is a the lonely way of living free en gracefully and beautifully , and forever, never stop dreaming ,believing ,hoping and smiling and your be the most free in this slave world - Vanda Ileidy borges almeida
Friendship" is just a hot person's way of making you their slave. - Burgerpants
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little. - Horace
Create like a god. Command like a king. Work like a slave!
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.…'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger. - David Hume
A specialist’s mind is a slave to his specialization. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The good man is free, even if he is a slave. The evil man is a slave, even if he is a king. - Augustine of Hippo
But the whole thing, after all, may be put very simply. I believe that it is better to tell the truth than to lie. I believe that it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe that it is better to know than be ignorant. - H. L. Mencken
Money should be ones demand and not command, one should not become a slave of Money because we made money to help us trade and not to make us, we're already made even without money. - Auliq Ice
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. - Abraham Lincoln
Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat. - Mark Twain
I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted. - Frederick Douglass
It's like someone took the darkness of the universe and put it into your eyes... You became a slave to the monsters living in you. You were light, but now you allow it be seen. - Kenza Slaoui
Man is slave of emotions when they arise, and master of them when they don't. - Raheel Farooq
A human being who trades away individuality for conformity is nothing but a slave. - Auliq Ice
He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave. - Sir William Drummond
A man chooses...a slave obeys. - Andrew Ryan
Every man who is not a monster, mathematician or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other. - George Eliot
What you shun enduring yourself, attempt not to impose on others. You shun slavery- beware enslaving others! If you can endure to do that, one would think you had been once upon a time a slave yourself. For vice has nothing in common with virtue, nor Freedom with slavery. - Epictetus
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant. - H.L. Mencken
I stole you, among others, from the streets of God’s birthplace. I forced you to work as a slave. Imprisoned, mistreated and starved you and your companion. To top it off, I am in the process of selling your life to the highest bidder. Why would you trust me? - V.S. Carnes
All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil. - Benjamin Disraeli
Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool. - Seneca
What is the end of our revolution? The tranquil enjoyment of liberty and equality; the reign of that eternal justice, the laws of which are graven, not on marble or stone, but in the hearts of men, even in the heart of the slave who has forgotten them, and in that of the tyrant who disowns them. - Maximilien Robespierre
It is refreshing, and salutary, to study the poise and quietness of Christ. His task and responsibility might well have driven a man out of his mind. But He was never in a hurry, never impressed by numbers, never a slave of the clock. - J.B. Phillips
The capital amassed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through various forms of slave economy is still in circulation, said De Jong, still bearing interest, increasing many times over and continually burgeoning anew. - W.G. Sebald
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. - Albert Camus
Do you want to work like a slave and live like a king or do you want to work like a king and live like a slave? Your choice - Nathanael Kanyinga
When a man says to me, 'Let us work together in the great cause you have undertaken, and let me be your companion and aid, for I admire you more than I have ever admired any other woman,' then I shall say, 'I am yours truly'; but he must ask me to be his equal, not his slave. - Susan B. Anthony
Give me that man that is not passion's slave, and I will wear him in my hearts core. - William Shakespeare
I am no man slave. - Lailah Gifty Akita
He who has an opinion of his own, but depends on the opinion and tastes of others is a slave.
Writing means being a fascinated slave to current events. - Allan Gurganus
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