Quotes of Slaves

  1. Our enemies are Medes and Persians, men who for centuries have lived soft and luxurious lives; we of Macedon for generations past have been trained in the hard school of danger and war. Above all, we are free men, and they are slaves – Arrian
  2. The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth. – Mikhail Bakunin
  3. Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves – George Byron
  4. Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children. – Albert Camus
  5. Then it was that the exports of slaves from Virginia and the Carolinas was so great that the population of those States remained almost, if not quite stationary. – Henry Charles Carey
  6. We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. – Winston Churchill
  7. The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable. – Andrea Dworkin
  8. All the principal people in the town are concerned in the slave trade, and their chief wealth consists in the number of slaves they possess; therefore there is little chance of the trade being, for many years, totally abolished. – George Grey
  9. The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind. – George Mason
  10. Too many would -be executives are slaves of routine. – James Cash Penney
  11. The slaves of socialism are slaves but they are no one's property and therefore no one's loss. – George Reisman
  12. The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle -aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits. – Theodore Roosevelt
  13. Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves – James Thomson
  14. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves Robert Lincoln bought a nice ski lodge. – Sarah Vowell

Usage examples for Slaves

  1. They wanted to know if I didn't see how just the sight of you was like an electric shock all over that crowd of slaves – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  2. Thereafter, if they did not return, their slaves would be regarded by that Government as free. – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  3. While the Huns lost no time in getting away from there, they took care to carry off their captured women slaves – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  4. " But these Negros, it is further urged, were born slaves – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  5. Were you connected with the rising of the slaves – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  6. They are Aryks; they have much less people than the Murhapas, and are our slaves – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis
  7. But they don't like our slaves because they have none themselves." – Slavery and the Constitution by William Ingersoll Bowditch
  8. No slaves run away from Marster. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  9. But he is the most obedient and happy of slaves – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  10. Between 1455 and 1492 little mention is made of slaves in the trade with Africa. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  11. " Murad is a mighty prince, and all the people here are his slaves and have to obey. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  12. I left the house with part of his slaves – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  13. They carried off five hundred slaves two hundred of which were women. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  14. When the Greeks captured a town they carried off not only the provisions and riches it contained, but also many of its inhabitants, whom they sold as slaves according to the custom of the time, or kept as slaves in their own service. – The Story of Troy by Michael Clarke
  15. Before slavery sank slowly out of sight under the new climate of Christianity, it may or may not be true that slaves were in some sense bred like cattle, valued as a promising stock for labour. – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  16. Euphrosyne, if your grandfather had not been the kind master you suppose him- if he had been one of the cruel whites you spoke of just now, if his own slaves had always hated him, and- Do stop! – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  17. Every year, out of five hundred thousand or more slaves at least half the number perished.. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  18. Once every important man felt that a certain number of slaves must be murdered at his funeral. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  19. But, on the other hand, this warning may look towards the masters also; and probably the same double reference is also to be discerned in the closing words to the slaves and there is no respect of persons." – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren

Rhymes for Slaves