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I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Henry David Thoreau
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children.
If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed thousands more.
Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.
Fear is the passion of slaves.
It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time, get drunk; get drunk without stopping! On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.
Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer, I had the advantage of being the first one out.
Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions.
Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.
In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
There can be no tyrants where there are no slaves.
I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
Susan B. Anthony
I believe that the human race has developed a form of collective schizophrenia in which we are not only the slaves to this imposed thought behavior, but we are also the police force of it.
In the Bible, we first encounter God when he sides with a bunch of slaves against a powerful Pharaoh, an act of grace freely given.
Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
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