Author: Peter Freuchen

Quotations


By Gifts One Makes Slaves

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‘Up in our country we are human!’ said the hunter. ‘And since we are human we help each other. We don't like to hear anybody say thanks for that. What I get today you may get tomorrow. Up here we say that by gifts one makes slaves and by whips one makes dogs.’

From the book Book of the Eskimo

— 1961

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