Quotes / Gor

"In denying it we deny our nature. In betraying it we betray no one but ourselves. The master will never be happy until he is a master. The slave will never be happy until she is a slave. It is what we are."
—Explorers of Gor

"It is one thing to own a woman, and it is another to have her within the bonds of an excellent mastery."
—Magicians of Gor

"The Goreans, often so cruel to one another, tend to have an affection for wildlife and growing things, which they regard as free, and thereby deserving of great respect."
—Captive of Gor

"Curiosity is not becoming in a Khajira note "
—Captive of Gor

"Steel is the coinage of the warrior, with it he purchases what pleases him."
—Tribesmen of Gor

"Be strong and do as you will. The swords of others will set you your limits."
—Tribesmen of Gor

"The Perfect Bondage" is said to be one man and one woman, the complete master and the complete slave, ideal and perfect for each other's needs."
—Slave Girl of Gor

"The Gorean woodsman, it might be mentioned, before he will strike a tree with an axe, speaks to the tree, begs its forgiveness and explains the use to which the wood will be put."
—Captive of Gor

"On this alien world a strong man may feel and express emotions, and that the hypocrisy of constraint is not honored on this planet."
—Tarnsman of Gor

"There seem to be two major reasons why free women are seldom raped on Gor. First, it is thought that they, being free, are to be accorded the highest respect, and secondly, slave females are regarded as being much more desirable."
— Guardsman of Gor

"The Gorean man, as a man, cheerfully and dutifully attends to the rescuing of his female in distress, but as a Gorean, as a true Gorean, he feels, perhaps justifiably and being somewhat less or more romantic than ourselves, that he should have something more for his pains than her kiss of gratitude and so, in typical Gorean fashion, puts his chain on the wench, claiming both her and her body as his payment."
— Priest Kings of Gor

"Free women, incidentally, among the Wagon Peoples are not permitted to wear silk: it is claimed by those of the Wagons, delightfully I think, that any women who loves the feel of silk on her body is, in the secrecy of her heart and blood , a slave girl, whether or not some master has yet forced her to don the collar."
— Nomads of Gor

"Any free woman who couches with another's slave or readies for such, becomes, by law, herself a slave and the property of said slaves owner."
— Magicians of Gor

"You were not struck for such an absurd reason," I said, "You are, after all a free woman, and free women are entitled to insult, and attempt to demean and destroy men. It is one of their freedoms, unless men, of course, should decide to take it from them. You were struck rather, because you were attempting to manipulate me." She nodded, putting her head down."
— Mercenaries of Gor