"All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry."
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"Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel."
"Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work."
"Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds."
"Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil."
"Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one."
"I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum?"
"The art of being a slave is to rule one's master."
"If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave."
"Slavery is an institution for converting men into monkeys."
"Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model."
"The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings."
"Slaves lose everything in their chains, even the desire of escaping from them."
"The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it."
"Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition."
"Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery."
"I cannot be fired. Slaves have to be sold."
"I don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day."
"Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise."
"Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind."
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