Top Slavery Quotes
Human beings are born with different capacities. If they are free, they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free.
(n.) The condition of a slave; the state of entire subjection of one person to the will of another.
(n.) A condition of subjection or submission characterized by lack of freedom of action or of will.
(n.) The holding of slaves.
It is not a person or situation that affects your life; it is the meaning you give to that person or situation, which influences your emotions and actions. Your choice is to change the meaning you gav...
Shannon L. Alder
Liberty means refusing to allow some men to use the state to compel other men to serve their interests or opinion.
Getting through life without a lot of money, possessions, and/or friends is admirable, especially if it is by choice.
Yet the enslavement of Africans—over 20 percent of the population—served as the linchpin of American democracy; that is, the much-heralded stability and continuity of American democracy was predicated...
In history, the bleeding from arbitrary beatings, forced breedings, and choked-heatbreathing could almost be withstood by soul-feeding songs sung, or listlessly hummed just to go on.
I found most of my friends quite content to be used as tax-material, even though the sums of money taken from them were employed against their own beliefs and interests. They had lived so long under t...
Freedom of speech is unnecessary if the people to whom it is granted do not think for themselves.
In order for slavery to work, in order for us to buy, sell, beat, and trade people like animals, Americans had to completely dehumanize slaves. And whether we directly participated in that or were sim...
If niggers were supposed to have their freedom, they wouldn't be in chains. If the red man was supposed to keep hold of his land, it'd still be his. If the white man wasn't destined to take this new w...
The difference between technology and slavery is that slaves are fully aware that they are not free
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Genealogy itself is something of a privilege, coming far more easily to those of us for whom enslavement, conquest, and dispossession of our land has not been our lot.
We have a predator that came from the depths of the cosmos and took over the rule of our lives. Human beings are its prisoners. The Predator is our lord and master. It has rendered us docile, helpless...
My natural elasticity was crushed, my intellect languished, the disposition to read departed, the cheerful spark that lingered about my eye died; the dark night of slavery closed in upon me; and behol...
Educate your children, educate yourself, in the love for the freedom of others, for only in this way will your own freedom not be a gratuitous gift from fate. You will be aware of its worth and will h...