Quotes about the harshness of slavery
Books by Kristin Swanson (Author of Nexos)
Slavery Sayings and Quotes
Harshness to me is giving somebody false hopes and not following through. That's harsh. Telling some guy or some girl who've got zero talent that they have zero talent actually is a kindness. The harshness and choice of words can cut deeply. Republicans need to show compassion and to be reasonable when talking to any ethnic group. Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
Frederick Douglass was an OG badass who had no time for mincing words or keeping his opinions to himself. That would be enough to keep most people busy, but those were just his side hustles—he spent most of his time working to end slavery and to get equal rights for other African Americans. He was fierce, he was wise beyond all measure, and he never gave up. In fact, just weeks before he died, a young black man asked him for his best advice. To him, your celebration is a sham; your boasted liberty, an unholy license; your national greatness, swelling vanity; your sounds of rejoicing are empty and heartless; your denunciation of tyrants, brass-fronted impudence; your shouts of liberty and equality, hollow mockery; your prayers and hymns, your sermons and thanksgivings, with all your religious parade and solemnity, mere bombast, fraud, deception, impiety, and hypocrisy—a thin veil to cover up crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old slavery quotes, slavery sayings, and slavery proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources. Willingly no one chooses the yoke of slavery. Slavery is what slavery's always been: About one person controlling another person using violence and then exploiting them economically, paying them nothing.
My own convictions as to negro slavery are strong. It has its evils and abuses We recognize the negro as God and God's Book and God's Laws, in nature, tell us to recognize him - our inferior, fitted expressly for servitude You cannot transform the negro into anything one-tenth as useful or as good as what slavery enables them to be. The war
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Follow us! Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. Tags: Abraham Lincoln. 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. Not only does the Christian religion, but nature herself, cry out against the state of slavery.