Top 25+ Eye Opening Slavery Quotes

Slavery is one of history’s most egregious and persistent violations of human rights. Slavery kills individuals freedom. Especially Child Labor is increasing day by day. It’s our responsibility to spread the message to the society and join the hands to end this Child Labor because Child is a bright Future of every country. No country will become Great by putting their Future generation in Dark. So, In this post, we have tried to highlight some inspiring Slavery and Anti-Child Labor Quotes to stop this kind of Activity.

Slavery Quotes

“I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do the things I wanted.” – Frederick Douglass


“Slavery is theft – theft of a life, theft of work, theft of any property or produce, theft even of the children a slave might have borne.” – KEVIN BALES


Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.” – Abraham Lincoln

Slavery Quotes

Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.” – Pearl S. Buck


“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.” – Thomas Jefferson


“Now I’ve been free, I know what a dreadful condition slavery is. I have seen hundreds of escaped slaves, but I never saw one who was willing to go back and be a slave.” – Harriet Tubman


“I think we must get rid of slavery or we must get rid of freedom.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Slavery Quotes

“Anytime anyone is enslaved, or in any way deprived of his liberty, if that person is a human being, as far as I am concerned he is justified to resort to whatever methods necessary to bring about his liberty again.” – MALCOLM X


“To be given dominion over another is a hard thing; to wrest dominion over another is a wrong thing; to give dominion of yourself to another is a wicked thing.” – Toni Morrison


The genius of any slave system is found in the dynamics which isolate slaves from each other, obscure the reality of a common condition, and make united rebellion against the oppressor inconceivable.” – Andrea Dworkin


“Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Slavery Quotes

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


“The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. Freedom and slavery are mental states.” – Mahatma Gandhi


“Slavery is a state so improper, so degrading, and so ruinous to the feelings and capacities of human nature, that it ought not to be suffered to exist.” – Edmund Burke


“Nature made no man a slave.” – Aclidamas

Slavery Quotes

“Slavery is so intolerable a condition that the slave can hardly escape deluding himself into thinking that he is choosing to obey his master’s commands when, in fact, he is obliged to. Most slaves of habit suffer from this delusion and so do some writers, enslaved by an all too personal style.” – W. H. Auden


Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!” – Patrick Henry


“There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.” – Helen Keller


“If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.” – Abraham Lincoln

Slavery Quotes

“But one of the worst results of being a slave and being forced to do things is that when there is no one to force you anymore you find you have almost lost the power of forcing yourself.” – C.S.Lewis


Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one.” – Miguel de Cervantes


“It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.” – Epictetus


“Imagine having all of your freedoms taken away, being forced to work against your will, and constantly living under the threat of violence – in short, being forced to live as a slave. Sadly, this situation is a reality for millions of children, women, and men each year as part of the global human trafficking industry.” – Bill Flores

Slavery Quotes

“Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.” – Vladimir Lenin


The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.” – Bertrand Russell


“I had crossed the line. I was free, but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.” – Harriet Tubman

Slavery Quotes

“When we oppress others, we end up oppressing ourselves. All of our humanity is dependent upon recognizing the humanity in others.” – Desmond Tutu


It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty’s Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological inexactitude.” – Winston Churchill


“I cannot be fired. Slaves have to be sold.”


“Slavery is no scholar, no improver; it does not love the whistle of the railroad; it does not love the newspaper, the mail-bag, a college, a book or a preacher who has the absurd whim of saying what he thinks; it does not increase the white population; it does not improve the soil; everything goes to decay.” – RALPH WALDO EMERSON


“The scariest thought in the world is that someday I’ll wake up and realize I’ve been sleepwalking through my life: underappreciating the people I love, making the same hurtful mistakes over and over, a slave to neuroses, fear, and the habitual.” – George Saunders

Slavery Quotes

“In nothing was slavery so savage and relentless as in its attempted destruction of the family instincts of the Negro race in America. Individuals, not families; shelters, not homes; herding, not marriages, were the cardinal sins in that system of horrors.” – FANNIE BARRIER WILLIAMS


“Hatred, slavery’s inevitable aftermath.” – Jose Marti


“Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope.” – Abraham Lincoln


“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 Weston Chapman

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