Cotton is king; or slavery in the Light of Political Economy.
Quotes , Source: Title of Book, pub. 1855
It [Chinese Labour in South Africa] could not, in the opinion of
His Majesty's Government, be classified as slavery in the extreme
acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (3)
Quotes , Source: in the British House of Commons
He is sometimes slave who should be master; and sometimes master
who should be slave.
[Lat., Fit in dominatu servitus, in servitute dominatus.]
Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)
Quotes , Source: Oratio Pro Rege Deiotaro (XI)
I would not have a slave to till my ground,
To carry me, to fan me while I sleep,
And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth
That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.
Quotes , Source: Task (bk. II, l. 29)
I do not see how a barbarous community and a civilized community
can constitute a state. I think we must get rid of slavery or we
must get rid of freedom.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes , Source: The Assault upon Mr. Sumner's Speech
Resolved, That the compact which exists between the North and the
South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell;
involving both parties in atrocious criminality, and should be
- William Lloyd Garrison,
William Lloyd Garrison
Quotes , Source: adopted by the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society at Fanueil Hall
The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer,
that man is my master, let me call him what I will.
Quotes , Source: Social Problems (ch. V)
[England] a soil whose air is deemed too pure for slaves to
Quotes , Source: Reports (p. 2, Margrave's Argument)
Where bastard Freedom waves
Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.
Quotes , Source: To the Lord Viscount Forbes, written from the City of Washington