In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Freedom and slavery are mental states.
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.
The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. Freedom and slavery are mental states.
The artist must elect to fight for Freedom or for Slavery.
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.
Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall.
Better to starve free than be a fat slave
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
I think we must get rid of slavery or we must get rid of freedom.
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.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
Slavery is such an atrocious debasement of human nature, that its very extirpation, if not performed with solicitous care, may sometimes open a source of serious evils.
If we cannot give freedom to every creature, let us do nothing that will impose slavery upon any other creature.