servitude Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about servitude
Most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.
“I’ll swear upon that bottle to be thy true subject, for the liquor is not earthly. ”
“The policy of Lacedaemon was not to exact tribute from her allies, but merely to secure their subservience to her interests by establishing oligarchies among them; Athens, on the contrary, had by degrees deprived hers of their ships, and imposed instead contributions in money on all except Chios and Lesbos.”
“You’ve lost me my servant, boy!”
“As long as he was in the city, Planchet kept at the respectful distance he had imposed upon himself; but as soon as the road began to be more lonely and dark, he drew softly nearer, so that when they entered the Bois de Boulogne he found himself riding quite naturally side by side with his master.”
“Here I meditated nothing but my Escape, and what Method I might take to effect it, but found no Way that had the least Probability in it: Nothing presented to make the Supposition of it rational; for I had no body to communicate it to, that would embark with me; no Fellow-Slave, no Englishman, Irishman, or Scotsman there but myself;”
“The true meaning of the ‘samurai’ is one who serves and adheres to the power of love.”
“It’s you. The indentured servant. I mean, the tenant-slash-cleaning lady.”
“There was little my mother or I could do about our plight. We were not slaves. But neither were we free.”
“For nine years he would not leave by Day or Night without permission.”
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