Quotes of Chattel

“ War is as outmoded as cannibalism, chattel slavery, blood-feuds, and dueling, an insult to God and humanity…a daily crucifixion of Christ. ”

- Muriel Lester

“ He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason. ”

- Jeremy Taylor

“ He serves his party best who serves his country best. ”

- Rutherford B. Hayes

“ The family is the basic cell of government: it is where we are trained to believe that we are human beings or that we are chattel, it is where we are trained to see the sex and race divisions and become callous to injustice even if it is done to ourselves, to accept as biological a full system of authoritarian government. ”

- Gloria Steinem
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