Master and slave quotes

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No civilization can exist part free and part slave. We have never had any other kind of civilization. It has always been that way. There has always been a division of man. There has always been the conqueror and conquered-the master and slave-the ruler and the ruled-the oppressor and the oppressed. There has never been content nor unity. There has been only discontent and disunity. Votes: 3. The world of employer and employee, like that of master and slave, debases both. Votes: 2. Conversation is a partnership, not a relation of master and slave, as most people try to make it.

Kings and their subjects, masters and slaves, find a common level in two places - at the foot of the cross, and in the grave. I demanded a realm in which I should be both master and slave at the same time: The world of art is the only such realm. Money is a new form of slavery, and distinguishable from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal - that there is no human relation between master and slave.

The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it. We are all hostages, and we are all terrorists. This circuit has replaced that other one of masters and slaves, the dominating and the dominated, the exploiters and the exploited. It is worse than the one it replaces, but at least it liberates us from liberal nostalgia and the ruses of history.

I can't do it. I've been here before and it's not a room with a view. The only power I have is the negative power of withdrawal. If I don't withdraw I have no power at all. A relationship where one person has no power or negative power, isn't a relationship, it's the bond between master and slave. Every one must understand that, whatever be the evil of slavery, it is not increased by its diffusion. Every one familiar with it knows that it is in proportion to its sparseness that it becomes less objectionable.

Wherever there is an immediate connexion between the master and slave, whatever there is of harshness in the system is diminished. Slaves have to obey their masters. Votes: 0. Abolishing slavery le to slaves without masters Votes: 0. Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves. Good masters generally have bad slaves, and bad slaves have good masters.

There are some men who are masters of cities but slaves to women. We are masters of our characters and in turn, slaves of their outgrowth. We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. The future is the only kind of property that the masters willingly concede to the slaves. Lies are the religion of slaves and masters. Truth is the god of the free man. We are not slaves of the past, nor servants of the present, but masters of the future.

Freedom is the only real doctor of the sick slaves; and a good conscience, of the ill masters! Liberty is the only true riches: of all the rest we are at once the masters and the slaves. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master. The slaves in Rome were incapable of leisure and so their masters gave them entertainment to keep them pacified. We are slaves whose masters are dead. For we are mostly controlled by doctrines which were established centuries heretofore.

Slaves were expected to sing as well as to work. A silent slave was not liked, either by masters or overseers. The most imperious masters over their own servants are at the same time the most abject slaves to the servants of others. On the shining yards of heaven See a wider dawn unfurled. The eternal slaves of beauty Are the masters of the world. No sublime wisdom asks to be worshipped or served; the greatest and the most honourable masters are those who refuse to have slaves! The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men.

Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains. Those who think themselves the masters of others are indeed greater slaves than they. The Autocrat of all the Russias will re his crown, and proclaim his subjects free republicans sooner than will our American masters voluntarily give up their slaves. Aristotle said that some people were only fit to be slaves. I do not contradict him. But I reject slavery because I see no men fit to be masters. Haiti was founded by African slaves who rose against their European masters, had a revolution, and created a new state.

There is no other such event in Western history. We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. Votes: 4 Abraham Lincoln. Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.

Votes: 5 Frederick Douglass. Toggle Quote Master. All All Authors s. Quotes about Masters and Slaves 21 Picture Quotes. The stone that is rolling can gather no moss;For master and servant oft changing is loss. Thomas Tusser Quote,Addicts. Votes: 0 Herodotus Helpful Not Helpful. Votes: 0 Democritus Helpful Not Helpful. Votes: 0 A. Darkholme Helpful Not Helpful.

Votes: 0 C. Lewis Helpful Not Helpful. Masters quotes We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. Slaves quotes Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work. Related Be A Slave.

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