Quotation Explorer - 'Slaves'

On Kwajalein, Louie and Phil leared a dark truth known to the doomed in Hitler's death camps, the slaves of the American South, and a hundred other generations of betrayed people. Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. - Laura Hillenbrand
Allaah has not bestowed any blessing upon His slaves then taken it away and replaced it with patience, but what He has compensated them with is better than what He has taken away. - Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azeez
I dip my forefinger in the watery blood of your impotent mad redeemer, and write over his thorn-torn brow: The true prince of evil- the king of the slaves! - Anton Szandor LaVey
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work. - Frederick Douglass
In the past, America had slaves. Now it has the work ethic. - Marty Rubin
Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves. - Herbert Marcuse
I can honestly say to you, slaves of the press, that if I had as many love affairs as you have given me credit for, I would now be speaking to you from a jar at the Harvard Medical School. - Frank Sinatra
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
We are born with two options to be slaves or masters of our destiny - Mohammed Sekouty
There are no tyrants if there are no slaves. - José P. Rizal
Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. - John Maynard Keynes
MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
Plato had slaves...George Washington had slaves... So, do I feel intrinsically better than these two men? Of course I do! They're dead!
Fear is the passion of slaves. - Patrick Henry
But no sooner had morning broken than he took hold of his whip and ceremoniously stepped out to address his slaves. Each blow was liberating, it was like unshaking proof of the great lie of God’s existence. - Juhani Peltonen
In war, the strong make slaves of the weak, and in peace the rich makes slaves of the poor. - Oscar Wilde
I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. - Harriet Tubman
Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves. - George Gordon Byron
It [feminism] is mixed up with a muddled idea that women are free when they serve their employers but slaves when they help their husbands. - G.K. Chesterton
If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves? - Mary Astell
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. - William Pitt the Younger
Slaves of wisdom are masters of many. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A worshipper perceives that he is near to God because he is awake all night worshipping God. But after worship, your prayers are for health, long life, wealth, and for the damsels and slaves of the Paradise. Ponder! Did you ever pray to God, ‘O’ God, I desire from Thee nothing but Thee’? - Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
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. - Leon Trotsky
The man Of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys:Power, like a desolating pestilence,Pollutes whate'er it touches, and obedience,Bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth,Makes slaves of men, and, of the human frame,A mechanised automaton. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
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
To prohibit the reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves. - Claude Adrien Helvétius
Democracy is a suggestion box for slaves. - Stefan Molyneux
The slaves didn’t get out of slavery by first figuring out how to get out. They got out by first knowing they needed to get out. - Rev. Dr. William Barber I
If you punish them, they are your slaves and if you forgive them they are your brothers. - Auliq Ice
Freedom hath a thousand charms to show, That slaves however contented never know.
Like all wage slaves, he had two crosses to bear: the people he worked for and the people he worked with. - Stephen Vizinczey
All dreams of empire end because day breaks in the hearts of the slaves used to build it. - Luke Montgomery
No sublime wisdom asks to be worshipped or served; the greatest and the most honourable masters are those who refuse to have slaves! - Mehmet Murat ildan
No nation ancient or modern ever lost the liberty of freely speaking, writing, or publishing their sentiments, but forthwith lost their liberty in general and became slaves.
Who talks most about freedom and equality? Is it not those who hold the bill of rights in one hand and a whip for affrighted slaves in the other? - Alexander Hamilton
Words, like people, hate to be the slaves of ideas - Marty Rubin
Are we slaves of our pasts? or can we rise above it? - Hiba Fatima Ahmad
Imitation causes us to leave natural ways to enter into artificial ones; it therefore makes slaves.
The slaves in Rome were incapable of leisure and so their masters gave them entertainment to keep them pacified. - Oliver DeMille
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his ancestors. - Plato
And so we smile on,Feeding the truths we shareWith a union of our souls,Cathedral slaves of our passionWhich builds beauty amongst chaos. - Scott Hastie
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
Its hardness and solidity had been an odd kind of comfort. Do not wish for anything. Be and endure. The Old African had learned that enduring was power too, and just as he had been drawn to the boulder, so the slaves, after a while, were drawn to him. - Julius Lester
The thing about the black market is, it’s racist. White children make useful slaves, too. - M.C. Humphreys
Slaves of religion or slaves of technology, what difference does it make? - Marty Rubin
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. - Oliver Goldsmith
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. - Henry David Thoreau
We are masters of our characters and in turn, slaves of their outgrowth. - Mohammed Ali Bapir
One class. No masters. No slaves. No black. No white. No Jew. No Christian. One race-- The human race. - Edith Hahn Beer
Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. - Rodney Stark
Wisdom’s slaves are better than folly’s kings. - Matshona Dhliwayo
They are slaves who fear to speak,For the fallen and the weak. - James Russell Lowell
Those who will not reason are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
Nevermore shall men make slaves of others! Not in Asgard--not on Earth--not any place where the hammer of Thor can be swung--or where men of good faith hold freedom dear! - Stan Lee
Don’t follow any leader; don’t obey to anyone; crowds are slaves; take an independent stance; take orders only from your own mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Marriage, n.: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]