Slaves Quotes

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.


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

If you are competing with slaves, then you are a slave yourself.

Bryant McGill

Slaves are created with words, and so it is with words that we create, and set ourselves free.

Bryant McGill

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.

Henry David Thoreau

In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy

Ivan Illich

One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.

Albert Camus

God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Emily Bronte

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