• In any country, regardless of what its laws say, wherever people act upon the idea that the disadvantage of one man is the good of another, there slavery exists. Wherever, in any country the whole people feel that the happiness of all is dependent upon the happiness of the weakest, there freedom exists.

    Booker T. Washington, Louis R. Harlan (1981). “The Booker T. Washington Papers”, p.35, University of Illinois Press