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    In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the
    free,--honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve.

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Better to starve free than be a fat slave

Better to starve free than be a fat slave

by Aesop Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Lord Mansfield first established the grand doctrine that the air
of England is too pure to be breathed by read more

Lord Mansfield first established the grand doctrine that the air
of England is too pure to be breathed by a slave.

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Execrable son! so to aspire
Above his brethren, to himself assuming
Authority usurp'd, from God not given.
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Execrable son! so to aspire
Above his brethren, to himself assuming
Authority usurp'd, from God not given.
He gave us only over beast, fish, fowl,
Dominion absolute; that right we hold
By his donation; but man over men
He made not lord; such title to himself
Reserving, human left from human free.

by John Milton Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted

I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted

by Frederick Douglass Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
While the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls read more

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

by Robert Treat Paine Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. Freedom and slavery are read more

The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. Freedom and slavery are mental states.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Cotton is king; or slavery in the Light of Political Economy.

Cotton is king; or slavery in the Light of Political Economy.

by David Christy Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Where bastard Freedom waves
Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.

Where bastard Freedom waves
Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.

by Thomas Moore Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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It [Chinese Labour in South Africa] could not, in the opinion of
His Majesty's Government, be classified as slavery read more

It [Chinese Labour in South Africa] could not, in the opinion of
His Majesty's Government, be classified as slavery in the extreme
acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological
inexactitude.

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