Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow; but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows.
Death is better than slavery.
When they told me my new-born babe was a girl, my heart was heavier than it had ever been before. Slavery is terrible for men; but it is far more terrible for women.
If you want to be fully convinced of the abominations of slavery, go on a southern plantation, and call yourself a negro trader. Then there will be no concealment; and you will see and hear things that will seem to you impossible among human beings with immortal souls.
No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading corruption produced by slavery.
The secrets of slavery are concealed like those of the Inquisition.