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Antoinette Brown Blackwell Quotes and Sayings

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Slavery is malignantly aristocratic.
- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend
and accept her suggestions.
- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

The sexes in each species of being...
are always true equivalents - equals but not identical.
- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

We fully believed, so soon as we saw that woman's suffrage was right,
every one would soon see the same thing,
and that in a year or two, at farthest,
it would be granted.
- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

 

Love that does not renew itself every day
becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.
- Khalil Gibran

I stopped loving my father a long time ago.
What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
- Anais Nin

For in reason, all government without the consent of
the governed is the very definition of slavery.
- Jonathan Swift

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It appears that the present-day form of African American
English is not the inheritance of the period of slavery,
but the creation of the second half of the 20th century.
- William Labov

Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed,
while millions of freeman with votes in their hands
are left without education.
- Robert Charles Winthrop

No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation,
and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.
- Thomas Huxley

This war is not about slavery.
- Robert E. Lee

The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

True, permanent peace can never be restored,
until slavery, the occasion of the war,
has ceased.
- Gerrit Smith

Being born is like being kidnapped.
And then sold into slavery.
- William Shakespeare

I welcomed the organization of the Anti-slavery Society.
- Gerrit Smith

Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of
a right which gives to one man such a power over another
as renders him absolute master of his life and fortune.
- Charles de Secondat

The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price,
and to be bought for it.
- John Ruskin

Slavery and freedom cannot exist together.
- Ernestine L. Rose

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

If Liberia has failed, then, it is no evidence of the
failure of the Negro in government.
It is merely evidence of the failure of slavery.
- Carter G. Woodson

Can you look forward to the future of our country and
imagine any state of things in which,
with slavery still existing, we should be assured of
permanent peace? I cannot.
- Robert Dale Owen

War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.
- George Orwell

Slavery has never been abolished from America's way of thinking.
- Nina Simone

Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow;
but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

It, sometimes, suits the slaveholders to claim,
that their slavery is an exclusively State concern;
and that the North has,
therefore, nothing to do with it.
- Gerrit Smith

The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense,
else what shall save us from a second slavery?
- W. E. B. Du Bois

I do not weep: I loathe tears, for they are a sign of slavery.
- Max Beckmann

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

However, I am willing to hear what you can produce
from Scripture in favor of any kind of slavery.
- Samuel Hopkins

They all agree, they are all unanimous in Congress,
in the States, on the rostrum, in the sanctuary -
everywhere they declare that slavery shall not go into the Territories.
- Robert Toombs

When work is a pleasure, life is a joy!
When work is a duty, life is slavery.
- Maxim Gorky

Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character
of the people who compose the nation;
and that can be done only by showing them a higher one.
- Maria W. Chapman

I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes
more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for
the abolition of slavery.
- George Washington

Is America truly a democracy? Has America ever been
a democracy with the institution of slavery?
- Tatyana Ali

Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose.
Anything less is a form of slavery.
- Wayne Dyer

Socialism means slavery.
- Lord Acton

I declare and protest in advance, that I do not intend,
at this time at least; to be drawn or driven into the question of slavery,
in either of its subdivisions or forms.
- Caleb Cushing

Look back, to slavery, to suffrage, to integration and one thing is clear.
Fashions in bigotry come and go.
The right thing lasts.
- Anna Quindlen

The slavery of fear had made men afraid to think.
But such is the irresistible nature of truth,
that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
- Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals,
seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
- Plato

Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
- Edmund Burke

Congress would exclude slavery from any territory that
in the future might be acquired from Mexico.
- David Wilmot

When every one of your arguments is characterized an
attempt to bring back slavery or resegregate lunch counters,
it's a little hard to have any sort of productive debate.
- Ann Coulter

Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness,
are the two educational methods of parents;
all gradations of tyranny or slavery.
- Franz Kafka

Farming with live animals is a 7 day a week,
legal form of slavery.
- George Segal

Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is manifestly vital to the success of the anti-slavery cause,
that the authority and influence of proslavery,
especially of slaveholding, ministers should be destroyed.
- Gerrit Smith

In the nineteenth century, slavery was the greatest wrong,
and government never stood so tall as when it was redressing that wrong.
- William Weld

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery,
none but ourselves can free our minds!
- Bob Marley

Our concern, however, is with slavery as it is,
and not with any theory of it.
- Gerrit Smith

I think the Irish woman was freed from slavery by bingo.
They can go out now, dressed up, with their handbags
and have a drink and play bingo.
And they deserve it.
- John B. Keane

Where annual elections end where slavery begins.
- John Quincy Adams

No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man.
No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
- Plato

Long live the liberation of the workers off all countries
from the infernal chasm of war,
exploitation and slavery!
- Karl Liebknecht

What a revolting contrast exists in England between
the slavery of women and the intellectual superiority of women writers.
- Flora Tristan

I speak on due consideration because Britain,
France, and Mexico, have abolished slavery,
and all other European states are preparing to abolish
it as speedily as they can.
- William H. Seward

Sir, there is no Christian nation, thus free to choose as we are,
which would establish slavery.
- William H. Seward

I am amazed at the facility with which some men follow in the wake of slavery.
- Benjamin F. Wade

The sin of slavery is one of which it may be said that
without the shedding of blood there is no remission.
- James A. Garfield

To some extent I liken slavery to death.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is no slavery but ignorance.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.
- Huey Newton

There is not only no free state which would now establish it,
but there is no slave state, which, if it had had the
free alternative as we now have,
would have founded slavery.
- William H. Seward

Slavery is not the only question which comes up in this controversy.
There is a far more important one to you,
and that is, what shall be done with the free negro?
- Stephen Douglas

Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

To depend upon the Will of a Man is Slavery.
- Algernon Sydney

Why is Slavery so much condemn'd and strove against in one Case,
and so highly applauded and held so necessary and so sacred in another?
- Mary Astell

I need say no more, to prove that slavery is entirely
unlike the servitude in the patriarchal families.
- Gerrit Smith

Slavery was regarded by Aristotle as an ordinance of nature,
and so probably was it by the slaves themselves in olden time.
- Alfred Marshall

The success of those doctrines would also subvert the Federal Constitution,
change the character of the Federal Government,
and destroy our rights in respect to slavery.
- John H. Reagan

Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature;
whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed
to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
- Jack Kingston


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