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Motivational Slavery Quotes

May these quotes about Slavery inspire and motivate you.

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery,
I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln

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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

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

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson

As I would not be a slave,
so I would not be a master.
This expresses my idea of democracy.
- Abraham Lincoln


 

I think the person who takes a job in order to live -
that is to say, for the money -
has turned himself into a slave.
- Joseph Campbell

The best slave does not need to be beaten. She beats herself.
- Erica Jong

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

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

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

Men's actions are too strong for them.
Show me a man who has acted,
and who has not been the victim
and slave of his action.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have a choice of how we view the obstacles on our life path.
One choice makes us slaves to circumstance,
while the other empowers us, and motivates us
to follow our dreams - and our happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are masters of the unsaid words,
but slaves of those we let slip out.
- Winston Churchill

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.
The obedient must be slaves.
- Henry David Thoreau

Animals, whom we have made our slaves,
we do not like to consider our equal.
- Charles Darwin

Because we fear the responsibility for our actions,
we have allowed ourselves to develop the mentality of slaves.
Contrary to the stirring sentiments of the Declaration of Independence,
we now pledge "our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor"
not to one another for our mutual protection, but to the state,
whose actions continue to exploit, despoil, and destroy us.
- Butler D. Shaffer

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

It is not the easy or convenient life
for which I search,
but life lived to the edge
of all that I may be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Life is a choice.
- Anonymous

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

When you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you
that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

We never NEED anything; we never NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

The dream you are living is your creation.
It is your perception of reality that you can change at any time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

The meaning of Life is whatever we Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

To live is to choose.
- Kofi Annan

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Be curious; be adventurous; live life full-out.
Accept the challenge, and reach for the brass ring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is a choice.
You grieve, you stomp your feet,
you pick yourself up and choose to be happy.
- Lucy Lawless

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

Happiness comes from a conscious choice to live life joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

Anyone is free who lives as he wishes to live.
- Epictetus

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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