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" '12 Years a Slave' was very powerful, very moving, and deserved all of the acclaim it did get. "
" A cat will be your friend, but never your slave. "
" Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end. "
" A free race cannot be born of slave mothers. "
" Africans in the United States must remember that the slave ships brought no West Indians, no Caribbeans, no Jamaicans or Trinidadians or Barbadians to this hemisphere. The slave ships brought only African people and most of us took the semblance of nationality from the places where slave ships dropped us off. "
John Henrik Clarke
" All black Americans have slave names. They have white names; names that the slave master has given to them. "
" All of us in the Ball family in South Carolina, from the time we're children, hear stories about our ancestors, the slave owners. "
" A man in debt is so far a slave. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years. "
" A man who is without capital, and who, by prohibitions upon banking, is practically forbidden to hire any, is in a condition elevated but one degree above that of a chattel slave. He may live; but he can live only as the servant of others; compelled to perform such labor, and to perform it at such prices, as they may see fit to dictate. "
" And I particularly like the whole thing of being boss. Boss and employee... It's the slave quality that I find very alluring. "
" An Enlightened Master is ideal only if your goal is to become a Benighted Slave. "
Robert Anton Wilson
" As a teenager, I preferred the company of boys to girls, focusing always on the most indifferent male and flirting with him until he became my slave. "
Zsa Zsa Gabor
" As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. "
" A slave government is an oligarchy; and one, too, of the most arbitrary and criminal character. "
" A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune. "
" As long as a word remains unspoken, you are its master; once you utter it, you are its slave. "
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
" As yet, the Negroes themselves do not fully appreciate these old slave songs. "
James Weldon Johnson
" At the Oscars, if you didn't vote for '12 Years a Slave,' you were a racist. You have to be very careful about what you say. I do have particular views and opinions that most of this town doesn't share, but it's not like I'm a fascist or a racist. There's nothing like that in my history. "
" At times, I can be a slave to money. "
" A woman who does not become the slave of just one man becomes the slave of all men. "
" Before the American Revolution there were frequent slave uprisings, and a lot of people would run away. "
" 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
" Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered? "
" Comedy is the slave of time. What seemed funny then is unlikely to seem funny now, just as what strikes us as funny now would not have seemed funny then. "
" Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave. "
" Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave. "
" Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model. "
Vincent Van Gogh
" Emancipation, to be of any value to the slave, must be the free, voluntary act of the master, performed from a conviction of its propriety. "
Elijah Parish Lovejoy
" Every one must understand that, whatever be the evil of slavery, it is not increased by its diffusion. Every one familiar with it knows that it is in proportion to its sparseness that it becomes less objectionable. Wherever there is an immediate connexion between the master and slave, whatever there is of harshness in the system is diminished. "
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