Quotes about freedom from slavery

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Slavery Quotes (962 quotes)

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Frederick Douglass: Knowledge Is Power & The Pathway From Slavery To Freedom

Slavery Quotes

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "slavery" Showing of Lewis, Mere Christianity. The obedient must be slaves. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar. Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy.

From Jefferson to Obama, what a slide into the pits. Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. Khalil Gibran. George Washington clearly and truly lived by that statement. Jefferson inherited his slaves and they were already used as collateral and could not be freed without the debts being paid off. Had his entry in the Declaration of Independence been accepted by the Southern states, slavery would have been abolished, and Jefferson's slaves would have been freed. Matthew, half the planet's wealthy people had slaves at the time and it still goes on today.

Quotes appear in chronological order. Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant who has escaped from his master unto thee. Deuteronomy Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them, and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body. Epistle of Paul to the Hebrews, We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Declaration of Independence , July 4, , drafted by Thomas Jefferson.

No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old slavery quotes, slavery sayings, and slavery proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources. Willingly no one chooses the yoke of slavery. Slavery is what slavery's always been: About one person controlling another person using violence and then exploiting them economically, paying them nothing. That's what slavery's about. Kevin Bales. Slavery is theft -- theft of a life, theft of work, theft of any property or produce, theft even of the children a slave might have borne.

Get the quote of the day click here. Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. Albert Camus Click to tweet. The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear. Aung San Suu Kyi Click to tweet. No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free.


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