Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Edward Hoagland
To relive the relationship between owner and slave we can consider how we treat our cars and dogs—a dog exercising a somewhat similar leverage on our mercies and an automobile being comparable in value to a slave in those days.
Edward Hoagland (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, essayist. repr. In Heart's Desire (1988). "Virginie and the Slaves," Travel and Leisure (New York, Feb. 1976).
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.