You're all a bunch of fuckin' slaves!
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
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.
Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
But assuming the same premises, to wit, that all men are equal by the law of nature and of nations, the right of property in slaves falls to the ground; for one who is equal to another cannot be the owner or property of that other.
But you answer, that the Constitution recognizes property in slaves. It would be sufficient, then, to reply, that this constitutional recognition must be void, because it is repugnant to the law of nature and of nations.
To reduce this claim of slavery to an absurdity, it is only necessary to add that there are only two states in which slaves are a majority, and not one in which the slaveholders are not a very disproportionate minority.
In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
Nor was it only from the millions of slaves that chains had been removed; the whole nation had been in bondage; free speech had been suppressed.
Every country we conquer feeds us. And these are just a few of the good things we'll have when this war is over. Slaves working for us everywhere while we sit back with a fork in our hands and a whip on our knees.
I do not subscribe to the doctrine that the people are the slaves and property of their government. I believe that government is for the use of the people, and not the people for the use of the government.
Father had notions about manhood suffrage, public schools, the education and the elevation of the masses, and the gradual emancipation of the slaves, that did not suit the uncompromising views of people in places like Richmond.
John Brown was tried for treason, murder, and inciting slaves to insurrection.
Wealthy men, too, like several of those in our neighborhood, had so many slaves that they were compelled to buy other plantations on which to employ them.
Soul music is pain - you can hear the slaves, the beatin' and the hurtin'.
But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit.
We are slaves to this consumer society, ... When this civilization ends, what are they going to see when the archaeologists dig us up? I think they're going to say we worshipped technology.
Slaves weren't allowed to read or write and they hardly knew English. The one thing they had in common was different tunes. In these songs, they gave very detailed instructions for how to escape into Canada.
Revolt against him, oust him before he turns you into slaves of the Hindus and Crusaders.
We're not slaves if we're workers, we're not owned by our employers.
It's like we are slaves, like we are in jail.