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Funny Slavery Quotes
Funny Quotes about Slavery

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The slavery of fear had made men afraid to think.
But such is the irresistible nature of truth,
that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
- Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery,
I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

Love that does not renew itself every day
becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.
- Khalil Gibran


 

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

Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature;
whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed
to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
- Jack Kingston

Slavery is not the only question which comes up in this controversy.
There is a far more important one to you,
and that is, what shall be done with the free negro?
- Stephen Douglas


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Socialism means slavery.
- Lord Acton

Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.
- George Orwell

All socialism involves slavery.
- Herbert Spencer

Americans are so enamored of equality that they would
rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks
and pay the cost of your own slavery,
then let bankers continue to create money and control credit.
- Josiah Stamp

It appears that the present-day form of African American
English is not the inheritance of the period of slavery,
but the creation of the second half of the 20th century.
- William Labov

When work is a pleasure, life is a joy!
When work is a duty, life is slavery.
- Maxim Gorky

Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character
of the people who compose the nation;
and that can be done only by showing them a higher one.
- Maria W. Chapman

When they told me my new-born babe was a girl,
my heart was heavier than it had ever been before.
Slavery is terrible for men; but it is far more terrible for women.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

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

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy,
and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery
out of the most extreme liberty.
- Plato

To some extent I liken slavery to death.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sir, there is no Christian nation, thus free to choose as we are,
which would establish slavery.
- William H. Seward

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.
- Bertrand Russell

True, permanent peace can never be restored,
until slavery, the occasion of the war,
has ceased.
- Gerrit Smith

I think a commission set up to examine slavery and the consequences of it,
would probably be a very fruitful, important dialogue
for the United States to be involved in.
- Bob Matsui

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery,
none but ourselves can free our minds!
- Bob Marley

Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of
a right which gives to one man such a power over another
as renders him absolute master of his life and fortune.
- Charles de Secondat

The state of slavery is in its own nature bad.
- Charles de Secondat

Long live the liberation of the workers off all countries
from the infernal chasm of war,
exploitation and slavery!
- Karl Liebknecht

Since the days of slavery, if you were a good singer or dancer,
it was your job to perform for the master after dinner.
- Spike Lee

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

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.
- Gerrit Smith

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

I welcomed the organization of the Anti-slavery Society.
- Gerrit Smith

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

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

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

The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high
seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag,
it was sadly the Stars and Stripes.
- Alan Keyes

I declare and protest in advance, that I do not intend,
at this time at least; to be drawn or driven into the question of slavery,
in either of its subdivisions or forms.
- Caleb Cushing

I think the Irish woman was freed from slavery by bingo.
They can go out now, dressed up, with their handbags
and have a drink and play bingo.
And they deserve it.
- John B. Keane

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

It is the maintenance of slavery by law in a state,
not parallels of latitude, that makes its a southern state;
and the absence of this,
that makes it a northern state.
- William H. Seward

In the nineteenth century, slavery was the greatest wrong,
and government never stood so tall as when it was redressing that wrong.
- William Weld

Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome,
were united under one crown imperial.
They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome.
- John Lothrop Motley

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

Slavery and freedom cannot exist together.
- Ernestine L. Rose

Why is Slavery so much condemn'd and strove against in one Case,
and so highly applauded and held so necessary and so sacred in another?
- Mary Astell

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

A great fortune is a great slavery.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

However, I am willing to hear what you can produce
from Scripture in favor of any kind of slavery.
- Samuel Hopkins

Congress would exclude slavery from any territory that
in the future might be acquired from Mexico.
- David Wilmot

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.
- William H. Seward

Slavery discourages arts and manufactures.
- George Mason

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.
- Carter G. Woodson

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals,
seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
- Plato

Death is better than slavery.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

We must continue to judge of slavery by what it is,
and not by what you tell us it will,
or may be.
- Gerrit Smith

Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose.
Anything less is a form of slavery.
- Wayne Dyer

From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded
with a rapidity never before known,
and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling.
- Henry Charles Carey

Can you look forward to the future of our country and
imagine any state of things in which,
with slavery still existing, we should be assured of
permanent peace? I cannot.
- Robert Dale Owen

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

There is no slavery but ignorance.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.
- Mary Harris Jones

Slavery is malignantly aristocratic.
- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

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

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

This war is not about slavery.
- Robert E. Lee

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

The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes
more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for
the abolition of slavery.
- George Washington


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