Quotes and Sayings about Slavery

Quotes and Sayings about Slavery

People learn to love their chains.
Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 10
In the end, what seperates a man from a slave? Money? Power? No, a man chooses, a slave obeys.
Andrew Ryan in BioShock
Colonialism is the cousin of slavery.
Death is better than slavery.
A man, slave to gold, holds a whip and beats the slave he bought with that gold as if to claim he is the master. He just doesn't see it for himself. Every living human being is a slave to something.
Quite an experience to live in fear, isn't it? That's what it is to be a slave.
Roy Batty in Blade Runner
A species that enslaves other beings is hardly superior - mentally or otherwise.
James T. Kirk in Star Trek - Season 2 Episode 16
No one is more enslaved than a slave who doesn't think they're enslaved.
Dubai accomplished that boom through lots of hard work... by slaves.
Jan Böhmermann (ZDF Magazin Royale) - vom 12.02.2021
Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North.
Every red stripe in that flag represents the black man's blood that has been shed.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.

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This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live... at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin' to trade ALL the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take... OUR FREEDOM!
William Wallace in Braveheart
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 2
It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.
Tyler Durden in Fight Club
It was right then that I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And I remember thinking: How did he know to put the pursuit part in there? That maybe happiness is something that we can only pursue. And maybe we can actually never have it, no matter what. How did he know that?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
But only in their dreams can men be truly free. 'Twas always thus, and always thus will be.
John Keating in Dead Poets Society
Some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice. But still, the place you live in is that much more drab and empty that they're gone.
Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding in The Shawshank Redemption
Zimbabwe will never be a colony again.
The next time you raise a hand to me will be the last time you have hands.
Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 4
We obviously didn't communicate clearly. We are here to discuss your surrender, not mine.
Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones - Season 6 Episode 9
To build a city at the bottom of the sea? Insanity. But where else could we be free from the clutching hand of the Parasites? Where else could we build an economy that they would not try to control, a society that they would not try to destroy? It was not impossible to build Rapture at the bottom of the sea. No. It was impossible to build it anywhere else.
What is the difference between a man and a parasite?
A man builds, a parasite asks 'Where's my share?'
A man creates, a parasite says 'What will the neighbors think?'
A man invents, a parasite says 'Watch out, or you might tread on the toes of God...'
The struggles along the way are only meant to shape you for your purpose.
I think you realize how much you need to have people that you love. It's not as much about them loving you, it's about you needing to love people.
God judges men by their hearts, not by the color of their skins.
Harriet Ann Jacobs - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
My Master had power and law on his side; I had a determined will. There is might in each.
Harriet Ann Jacobs - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
A fight you can't win becomes an obsession.
You're young. Time is on your side. You'll grow up and I'll grow old. Someday you'll likely beat me. It's only natural. Even the strongest man must die.
The world, God's divine creation, Is so brimming with love, Yet there is no love in the hearts of men.
I love fighting, but even more than that, I hate losing! I only fight to win!
The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long.
Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner
All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
Roy Batty in Blade Runner
It's time you learned that freedom is never a gift. It has to be earned.
James T. Kirk in Star Trek - Season 1 Episode 21
Vanna: "It's hard to believe that something which is neither seen nor felt can do so much harm."
Kirk: "That's true. But an idea can't be seen or felt."
James T. Kirk in Star Trek - Season 3 Episode 21
Feeling attractive didn't come until I was 29. What is it about a woman being in her late 30s that brings out the "Oh, my gosh, are you worried?"-questions? Worried? What about? 38, 39, 40, 50! Great! Still alive!
This is the end of Wladimir Putin.
Jan Böhmermann - February 2022
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Jan Böhmermann - December 2020
The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people.
Whenever you hear a man prating about the Constitution, spot him as a traitor.
If I fall, I'll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom. I'm not backing off.
With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, cause that's what really happens.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.

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