Masters And Slaves Quotes by Charles Caleb Colton, Jean Baudrillard, Albert Camus, Alice Duer Miller, Edward Abbey, Lysander Spooner and many others.
Kings and their subjects, masters and slaves, find a common level in two places – at the foot of the cross, and in the grave.
We are all hostages, and we are all terrorists. This circuit has replaced that other one of masters and slaves, the dominating and the dominated, the exploiters and the exploited. It is worse than the one it replaces, but at least it liberates us from liberal nostalgia and the ruses of history.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
Conversation is a partnership, not a relation of master and slave, as most people try to make it.
The world of employer and employee, like that of master and slave, debases both.
A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years.
Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves.
I demanded a realm in which I should be both master and slave at the same time: The world of art is the only such realm.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
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.
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.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.