Slavery Quotes

Slavery

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

- Jean Jacques Rousseau Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery.

- Seneca Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

They the blacks had no rights which the white man was bound to respect.

- Roger B. Taney Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants it is the creed of slaves.

- William Pitt, 'the Younger Pitt' Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one.

- Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.

- Pearl Buck Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Slavery is an institution for converting men into monkeys.

- Ralph Emerson Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of the tyrant and the creed of the slave.

- William Pitt, 'the Elder Pitt' Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

You have seen how a man was made a slave you shall see how a slave was made a man.

- Frederick Douglass Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Hewers of wood and drawers of water.

- The Bible Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves, While the earth bears a plant or the sea rolls its waves.

- Robert Treat Paine, Jr. Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried upon him personally.

- Abraham Lincoln Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Who dares not speak his free thoughts is a slave.

- Euripides Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around your own.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Why should a man be in love with his fetters, though of gold

- Francis Bacon Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.

- Abraham Lincoln Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside.

- William Cowper Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes