Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his life and fortune.
It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
By far the most difficult skill I learned as a C.E.O. was the ability to manage my own psychology. Organizational design, process design, metrics, hiring and firing were all relatively straightforward skills to master compared with keeping my mind in check.
I think if you have ability and talent in one way, you have it in all ways. I'm not a jack of all trades; I'm a master of many. I don't feel there is anything I can't do if I want to.
No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation, and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.
I'd always thought that, in all the great sci-fi constructs, there's always the guy who seems like he's the commander, but then you reveal that there's an even bigger puppet master up above and beyond him.
I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.
Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce.
There has to be absolute trust between the tiger and its master, but its master must be the master - there must be no mistake about that.
That's Quentin. He's an absolute master of his own fate. If he agrees with you, he'll change his mind instantly. If he thinks that he's right, there's no way you can get him to change his mind.
God cannot approve of a system of servitude, in which the master is guilty of assuming absolute power - of assuming God's place and relation towards his fellow-men.
My mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized.
I got out of college and I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State. I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop, being abused as a intern.
Sometimes styles don't translate. Rey Mysterio was a master of doing that. No matter where he went, Rey could make his style adapt. But not everyone is Rey Mysterio.
Perhaps it should only be added that the Gorean master, though often strict, is seldom cruel. The girl knows, if she pleases him, her lot will be an easy one.
Slave girls on Gor address all free men as Master, though, of course only one such would be her true Master.
There's people who I admire like... Dr. Dre, Puff Daddy, Master P, people who built their stuff and are still going.
I so admire the discipline, the work ethic, and the sacrifices fighters make to master all aspects of mixed martial arts.
I have always wanted to work with Lingusamy, as he is a master of commercial cinema. I have always admired his etching of female characters.
I always admired very much the virtuosity in Strauss because, really, he's a master of using the orchestra. And I like virtuosity, I must say, even if the taste of the music is not always mine.