Dragon Slave

Famous quotes containing the words dragon and/or slave:

    The Powers whose name and shape no living creature knows
    Have pulled the Immortal Rose;
    And though the Seven Lights bowed in their dance and wept,
    The Polar Dragon slept,
    His heavy rings uncoiled from glimmering deep to deep....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    To give liberty to a slave before he understands its value is, perhaps, rather to impose a penalty than to bestow a blessing ...
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)