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

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

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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He is sometimes slave who should be master; and sometimes master
who should be slave.
[Lat., Fit in read more

He is sometimes slave who should be master; and sometimes master
who should be slave.
[Lat., Fit in dominatu servitus, in servitute dominatus.]

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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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Resolved, That the compact which exists between the North and the
South is a covenant with death and an read more

Resolved, That the compact which exists between the North and the
South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell;
involving both parties in atrocious criminality, and should be
immediately annulled.
- William Lloyd Garrison,

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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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They are slaves who fear to speak
For the fallen and the weak;
. . . .
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They are slaves who fear to speak
For the fallen and the weak;
. . . .
They are slaves who dare not be
In the right with two or three.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave
and half free.

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

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Consenting to slavery is a sacrilegious breach of trust, as offensive in the sight of God as it is derogatory read more

Consenting to slavery is a sacrilegious breach of trust, as offensive in the sight of God as it is derogatory from our own honor or interest of happiness

by John Adams Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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No more slave States and no more slave territory.
- Salmon Portland Chase,

No more slave States and no more slave territory.
- Salmon Portland Chase,

by Salmon Portland Chase Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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