Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.
Martin Luther King 28/08/1963
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.
Thomas Jefferson 1784
From his denunciation of negro slavery.
As I would not be a slave so I would not be a master.
Abraham Lincoln 1861
Was not necessity the plea of every illegal exertion of power or exercise of oppression?...Necessity is the plea for very infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt the Younger 18/11/1783
Speaking in opposition to Fox's East India Bill