Posts Tagged ‘slavery’

C.S. Lewis: Human History Money Poverty

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 29, 2018

C.S. Lewis Money Quote saying all our struggles to find happiness lead us away from peace in search of anything that will make us happy. C.S. Lewis said:
 

“Nearly all that we call human history — money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery — the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy” — C.S. Lewis

 
Nearly all that we call human history — money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery — the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy Quote
 
Born November 29, 1898 – Died November 22, 1963
 
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Octavia E. Butler: Sell Yourself Into Slavery

Posted by admin on Friday, June 22, 2018

Octavia Butler Money Quote saying Our leaders can be understood by their own behavior and they will treat us just as they have always demonstrated with those actions. Octavia Butler said:
 
To be led by a liar is to be told lies. To be led by a tyrant is to sell yourself into slaveery Quote
 

“To be led by a liar is to ask to be told lies. To be led by a tyrant is to sell yourself and those you love into slavery” — Octavia E. Butler

 
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Publilius Syrus: Debt is Slavery of Free

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 26, 2017

Publilius Syrus Money Quote saying we are free to get in over our heads and those who do can become slaves to debt, even though freedom is theirs. Publilius Syrus said:
 
Debt is the slavery of the free Quote
 

“Debt is the slavery of the free” — Publilius Syrus

 
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Frederick Douglass: Slavery Money Making

Posted by admin on Sunday, July 16, 2017

Frederick Douglass Money Quote saying the American slave-trade in the 1850’s was continued by some entirely due to profit motive and regardless of human suffering it caused. Frederick Douglass said:

Money is the measure of morality, and the success or failure of slavery, as a money-making system, determines with many whether the thing is virtuous, or villainous, and whether it should be maintained or abolished
— Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass: Judge Gets 10 Dollars

Posted by admin on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Frederick Douglass Money Quote saying Fugitive Slave Law in mid 19th Century made it profitable for judges to decide against slaves and for owners. Frederick Douglass said:

The Fugitive Slave Law makes mercy to them a crime; and bribes the judge who tries them. An American judge gets ten dollars for every victim he consigns to slavery, and five, when he fails to do so
— Frederick Douglass

Leo Tolstoy: Money Master of Slavery

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 28, 2010

Leo Tolstoy Money Quote saying those who toil endlessly for cash without personal relationships with the means of earning it, makes us slaves to our desire for more of it. Leo Tolstoy said:
 
Money is a new form of slavery, and distinguishable from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal - that there is no human relation between master and slave Quote
 

“Money is a new form of slavery, and distinguishable from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal – that there is no human relation between master and slave” — Leo Tolstoy

 
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Birthday September 9, 1828

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