Human Trafficking Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old human trafficking quotes, human trafficking sayings, and human trafficking proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Human trafficking is a human tragedy. It's an outrage against any decent people.     

Mark Shields

Human trafficking is a scourge, a crime against the whole of humanity. It is time to join forces and work together to free its victims and to eradicate this crime that affects all of us, from individual families to the worldwide community.     

Pope Francis

If we truly want to have world peace, we have to end human trafficking     

Jason Mraz

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.     


Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ. It is a crime against humanity.     

Pope Francis

Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.     

Edmund Burke

Slavery is theft -- theft of a life, theft of work, theft of any property or produce, theft even of the children a slave might have borne.     

Kevin Bales

Defeating Human Trafficking is a great moral calling of our time     

Condoleezza Rice

Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it, is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks, and throes, and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.     

Abraham Lincoln

Human trafficking is a globally assisted pandemic that generates billions of dollars of income a year.     

Gillian Anderson

Rape is a vicious thing.It's not gentle or considerate.To the recipient it's violent & painful.     

Gladys Lawson

Though a man be a slave, he is the same flesh as thyself; for no one has ever been born a slave by nature; but fortune subjected his body to servitude.     


No matter what chains are broken, slavery is a condition of the heart.     

Marquita Burke-DeJesus

Slavery is the bane of man and the abomination of heaven.     

N. P. Tallmadge

Slavery is a continual and permanent violation of human rights.     

Daniel Webster

Slavery is an Hydra sin, and includes in it every violation of the precepts of the Law and the Gospel.     

Benjamin Rush

Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery.     

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ...It is a crime against humanity.     

Pope Francis