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" Abolition seemed a fantasy when Frederick Douglass called for all slaves to be released. "
" Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, Robert Lincoln bought a nice ski lodge. "
" After Reconstruction, black newspapers evolved from being a propaganda arm into a kind of opposition press, because even the friends of former slaves had their fears. "
" Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need. "
" Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal. "
" Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment. "
" Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves. "
" Black English is simpler than standard English in some ways; for example, it often gets by with just 'be' and drops 'am,' 'is,' and 'are.' That's because black English arose when adult African slaves learned the language. "
" Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves. "
" Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. "
Henry David Thoreau
" Emancipation - what is meant by it? Simply that the slaves shall cease to be held as property and shall henceforth be held and treated as human beings. Simply, that we should take our feet from off their necks. "
Elijah Parish Lovejoy
" Fear is the passion of slaves. "
" For slaves to fashion, the rules are made to be broken. "
" Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves. "
" Free men have arms; slaves do not. "
" Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. "
" Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer, I had the advantage of being the first one out. "
" Gifts make slaves. "
" God saw fit, for wise reasons to allow the people of Israel thus to make and possess slaves; but is this any license to us to enslave any of our fellow-men, to kill any of our fellow-men whom we please and are able to destroy, and take possession of their estates? "
" Haiti was founded by African slaves who rose against their European masters, had a revolution, and created a new state. There is no other such event in Western history. "
Madison Smartt Bell
" I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed. "
" I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves. "
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
" I don't have an assistant. I make a lot of people around me my slaves, but no assistant. "
" If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves? "
" If corporate leaders and their acolytes are not slaves to some meritorious social purpose, they run the risk of being enslaved by their own ignoble appetites. "
" I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. "
" If we are not represented, we are slaves. "
" If we should ever get to Heaven, we shall find nobody to reproach us for being black, or for being slaves. "
" If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery. "
" I like suggesting that 'we are slaves to the objects around us,' that 'plenty should be enough,' or that the 'buyer should beware,' within the context of conventional selling space. "
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