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If there is a State, then there is domination, and in turn, there is slavery.

Tags: State, Turn  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

Slavery in West Africa, and in Rome and in the Mediterranean, was something different than slavery in America.

Tags: Africa, America  ✍ Author: Alan Ball

The topic of slavery is like an electric fence. Touch it and people will react.

Tags: React, Touch  ✍ Author: Alan Ball

Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.

Tags: Grows, Weed  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

To live is to think.

Tags: Death, Extent  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Well for one, the 13th amendment to the constitution of the US which abolished slavery - did not abolish slavery for those convicted of a crime.

Tags: Amendment, Crime  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

Had it not been for slavery, the death penalty would have likely been abolished in America. Slavery became a haven for the death penalty.

Tags: America, Death  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.

Tags: Speak, Thought  ✍ Author: M. C. Escher

There are two things that have always haunted me: the brutality of the European traders and the stories I've heard about Africans selling other Africans into slavery.

Tags: Heard, Stories  ✍ Author: Henry Louis Gates

Stardom can be a gilded slavery.

Tags: Gilded, Stardom  ✍ Author: Helen Hayes

No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation, and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.

Tags: Freedom, Master  ✍ Author: Thomas Huxley

There is no slavery but ignorance.

Tags: Ignorance  ✍ Author: Robert Green Ingersoll

Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.

Tags: Mankind, Religion  ✍ Author: Robert Green Ingersoll

If the states had to vote on slavery, we would have lost the vote.

Tags: Lost, Vote  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

If you don't feel apologetic for slavery, if you don't feel apologetic for colonialism, if you feel proud of it then say that.

Tags: Apologetic, Proud  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

Death is better than slavery.

Tags: Death  ✍ Author: Gillian Jacobs

No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading corruption produced by slavery.

Tags: Corruption, Give  ✍ Author: Gillian Jacobs

The secrets of slavery are concealed like those of the Inquisition.

Tags: Concealed, Secrets  ✍ Author: Gillian Jacobs

This war is not about slavery.

Tags: War  ✍ Author: Robert E. Lee

Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.

Tags: Moment, Subject  ✍ Author: Huey Newton

No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.

Tags: Memory, Study  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

Look back, to slavery, to suffrage, to integration and one thing is clear. Fashions in bigotry come and go. The right thing lasts.

Tags: Clear, Lasts  ✍ Author: Anna Quindlen

The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery.

Tags: System, Today  ✍ Author: Charles Rangel

The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it.

Tags: Price, Sign  ✍ Author: John Ruskin

Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery.

Tags: Beautiful, Power  ✍ Author: Bertrand Russell
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A great fortune is a great slavery.

Tags: Fortune, Great  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

Some people try to get you out of slavery for you to be their slave.

Tags: Slave, Try  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

I am amazed at the facility with which some men follow in the wake of slavery.

Tags: Follow, Men  ✍ Author: Benjamin F. Wade

Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.

Tags: Born, Kidnapped  ✍ Author: Andy Warhol

To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father.

Tags: Father, Less  ✍ Author: Virginia Woolf

I do not weep: I loathe tears, for they are a sign of slavery.

Tags: Sign, Tears  ✍ Author: Max Beckmann

Slavery is malignantly aristocratic.

 ✍ Author: Antoinette Brown Blackwell

As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge.

Tags: Legal, Period  ✍ Author: Julian Bond

Among the expected glories of the Constitution, next to the abolition of Slavery was that of Rum.

Tags: Among, Next  ✍ Author: George Clymer

Climate change is analogous to Lincoln and slavery or Churchill and Nazism: it's not the kind of thing where you can compromise.

Tags: Change, Compromise  ✍ Author: James Hansen

Guys in slavery sang praises to the Lord to deliver them from bondage.

Tags: Guys, Lord  ✍ Author: Isaac Hayes

Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.

Tags: Freedom, Wealth  ✍ Author: Frank Herbert

For the better part of two centuries, outsiders have been offering explanations that range from racist to learned-sounding - the supposed inferiority of blacks, the heritage of slavery, overpopulation - for why Haiti remains the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.

Tags: Country, Why  ✍ Author: Laura Z. Hobson

Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North.

Tags: Black, White  ✍ Author: Andrew Johnson

Difficult as it was to hear, slavery has benefited descendants like me - I believe there is a superior athletic gene in us.

Tags: Difficult, Hear  ✍ Author: Michael Johnson

And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.

Tags: Child, Everyone  ✍ Author: Mary Harris Jones

People-trafficking is modern day slavery. There are more slaves today than there were at the height of the slave trade.

Tags: Modern, Today  ✍ Author: Ross Kemp

Slavery discourages arts and manufactures.

Tags: Arts  ✍ Author: George Mason

No pope ever condemned slavery.

Tags: Condemned, Pope  ✍ Author: Joseph McCabe

We can constitutionally extirpate slavery at this time.

Tags: Time  ✍ Author: Robert Dale Owen

Farming with live animals is a 7 day a week, legal form of slavery.

Tags: Legal, Week  ✍ Author: George Segal

I speak on due consideration because Britain, France, and Mexico, have abolished slavery, and all other European states are preparing to abolish it as speedily as they can.

Tags: France, Speak  ✍ Author: William H. Seward

There is not only no free state which would now establish it, but there is no slave state, which, if it had had the free alternative as we now have, would have founded slavery.

Tags: Free, State  ✍ Author: William H. Seward

To reduce this claim of slavery to an absurdity, it is only necessary to add that there are only two states in which slaves are a majority, and not one in which the slaveholders are not a very disproportionate minority.

Tags: Majority, Necessary  ✍ Author: William H. Seward

There's no question that Stalin broke the agreements made at Yalta completely about elections that were supposed to be held immediately in Poland, and Eastern Europe was plunged into slavery as a consequence.

Tags: Europe, Question  ✍ Author: Mark Shields

To depend upon the Will of a Man is Slavery.

Tags: Depend  ✍ Author: Gabourey Sidibe

Slavery has never been abolished from America's way of thinking.

Tags: America, Thinking  ✍ Author: Nina Simone

It, sometimes, suits the slaveholders to claim, that their slavery is an exclusively State concern; and that the North has, therefore, nothing to do with it.

Tags: Sometimes, State  ✍ Author: Gerrit Smith

I need say no more, to prove that slavery is entirely unlike the servitude in the patriarchal families.

Tags: Families, Prove  ✍ Author: Gerrit Smith

Our concern, however, is with slavery as it is, and not with any theory of it.

Tags: However, Theory  ✍ Author: Gerrit Smith

The poor North has much to do with slavery. It staggers under its load and smarts under its lash.

Tags: Load, Poor  ✍ Author: Gerrit Smith

All socialism involves slavery.

Tags: Involves, Socialism  ✍ Author: Herbert Spencer

The mere toleration of the slave trade could not make slavery itself - the right of property in man - lawful any where; not even on board the slave ship. Toleration of a wrong is not law.

Tags: Law, Wrong  ✍ Author: Lysander Spooner

Every emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie.

Tags: Lie, Truth  ✍ Author: I. F. Stone

For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.

Tags: Government, Reason  ✍ Author: Jonathan Swift

They all agree, they are all unanimous in Congress, in the States, on the rostrum, in the sanctuary - everywhere they declare that slavery shall not go into the Territories.

Tags: Congress, Shall  ✍ Author: Robert Toombs

In those days, slavery was not looked upon, even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence one feels towards it now.

Tags: Days, Feels  ✍ Author: John Sergeant Wise

If Liberia has failed, then, it is no evidence of the failure of the Negro in government. It is merely evidence of the failure of slavery.

Tags: Failure, Government  ✍ Author: Carter G. Woodson

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