„From the ownership of women the concept of ownership extends itself to include the products of their industry, and so there arises the ownership of things as well as of persons.“

—  Thorstein Veblen, libro The Theory of the Leisure Class, The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899), p. 23
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—  Alexander Hamilton Founding Father of the United States 1757 - 1804
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„In its first sentence, the Second Continental Congress affirmed without equivocation that the idea of the ownership of some human beings by other human beings was an utter absurdity, and that to think otherwise was incompatible with reason or revelation. Thus from the outset—a year before the Declaration of Independence—the American people were committed to the antislavery cause, and to the inseparability of personal freedom and free government. The American people knew from the outset that the cause of their own freedom and that of the slaves was inseparable. This would become the message that Abraham Lincoln would bring to the American people, and to the world“

—  Harry V. Jaffa American historian and collegiate professor 1918 - 2015
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„One thing is certain, that the well-developed, well-integrated personality is the highest product of evolution, the fullest realization we know of in the universe.“

—  Julian Huxley English biologist, philosopher, author 1887 - 1975
Transhumanism (1957), Context: The personality may grievously fail in attaining any real wholeness. One thing is certain, that the well-developed, well-integrated personality is the highest product of evolution, the fullest realization we know of in the universe.

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Arise, all women who have hearts!“

—  Julia Ward Howe American abolitionist, social activist, and poet 1819 - 1910
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