Slaves Quotes

Democracy elects men totally lacking in scruples, without any morals; those who will pay better, thus those with a higher power of corruption; magicians, charlatans, demagogues, who will excel in their fields during the electoral campaign. Several good men would be able to slip through among them, even politicians of good faith. But they would be the slaves of the former.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Those who cannot bravely face danger are the slaves of their attackers.

Aristotle

The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they do not turn against him, they crush those beneath them.

Emily Jane Bront

Freedom has a thousand charms to show, That slaves, howe'er contented, never know.

William Cowper

We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.

Randolph Silliman Bourne

That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.

Lydia Maria Child

By all men bond to Nothing, Being slaves without a lord, By one blind idiot world obeyed, Too blind to be abhorred.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

When Britain first at Heaven's command, Arose from out the azure main, This was the charter of the land, And Guardian angels sung this strain; "Rule Britannia! rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves.

James Thomson

Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.

Charles Darwin

There are people who worship God to gain His Favors, this is the worship of traders; while there are some who worship Him to keep themselves free from His Wrath, this is the worship of slaves; a few who obey Him out' of their sense of gratitude and obligations, this is the worship of free and noble men.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

But assuming the same premises, to wit, that all men are equal by the law of nature and of nations, the right of property in slaves falls to the ground; for one who is equal to another cannot be the owner or property of that other.

William H. Seward

A deserted homestead is always a sad sight, but here in the South we must look a little deeper than the surface, and then we see that every such overgrown plantation, and empty house, is a harbinger of freedom to the slaves, and every lover of his country, even if he have no feeling for the slaves themselves, should rejoice.

Robert Gould Shaw

That's libertarians for you - anarchists who want police protection from their slaves

Kim Stanley Robinson

Too many would-be executives are slaves of routine.

James Cash Penney

Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions

Jerry Falwell

Starvation is that government's weapon of choice liberally spiced with high-altitude bombing, mass murder and even selling Sudanese boys and girls as slaves.

Frank Wolf

Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs.

Victor Hugo

The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims. The most perfect slaves are, therefore, those which blissfully and unawaredly enslave themselves.

Unknown

Slaves lose everything in their chains, even the desire of escaping from them.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

A race of altruists is necessarily a race of slaves. A race of free men is necessarily a race of egoists.

Max Stirner

The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.

Emily Jane Bront

As long as rulers are above the law, citizens have the same type of freedom that slaves had on days when their masters chose not to beat them.

James Bovard

Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence

Bobby Charlton

Garden writing is often very tame, a real waste when you think how opinionated, inquisitive, irreverent and lascivious gardeners themselves tend to be. Nobody talks much about the muscular limbs, dark, swollen buds, strip-tease trees and unholy beauty that have made us all slaves of the Goddess Flora.

Ketzel Levine's

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