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#slavery

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You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral Virtue without the slavery of that half of the human race who hate what you call Moral Virtue.


William Blake


#cannot #half #hate #human #human race

Some people try to get you out of slavery for you to be their slave.


Mike Tyson


#out #people #slave #slavery #some

But when you see personal artifacts relating to - by genealogy at least - a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I've ever read about slavery before.


Bob Edwards


#anything #before #being #ever #genealogy

You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.


George Eliot


#being a girl #form #genius #girl #imagine

The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery?


W. E. B. Du Bois


#defense #else #need #power #save

This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.


Euripides


#speak #thought

Socialism means slavery.


Lord Acton


#slavery #socialism

A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.


Rita Mae Brown


#fight #intellectually #life #must #reaction

I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.


William Wells Brown


#brothers #build #captive #chains #constitution

I wasn't trying to work out my own ancestry. I was trying to get people to feel slavery. I was trying to get across the kind of emotional and psychological stones that slavery threw at people.


Octavia Butler


#ancestry #emotional #feel #get #i






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