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I do not see how a barbarous community and a civilized community
can constitute a state. I think we read more

I do not see how a barbarous community and a civilized community
can constitute a state. I think we must get rid of slavery or we
must get rid of freedom.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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[England] a soil whose air is deemed too pure for slaves to
breathe in.

[England] a soil whose air is deemed too pure for slaves to
breathe in.

by Capel Lofft Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky-her grand old woods-her fertile fields-her beautiful rivers-her read more

In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky-her grand old woods-her fertile fields-her beautiful rivers-her mighty lakes and star-crowned mountains. But my rapture is soon checked when I remember that all is cursed with the infernal spirit of slave-holding and wrong; When I remember that with the waters of her noblest rivers, the tears of my brethren are borne to the ocean, disregarded and forgotten; That her most fertile fields drink daily of the warm blood of my outraged sisters, I am filled with unutterable loathing.

by Frederick Douglass 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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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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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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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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When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the read more

When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the "division" of humanity will reveal its genuine significance and the human couple will find its true form.

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Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs
Receive our air, that moment they are free;
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Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs
Receive our air, that moment they are free;
They touch our country, and their shackles fall.

by William Cowper Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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