Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Quote by Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass Quotes
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes...
Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky-her grand old...
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and...
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops...
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one...
The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower,...
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out...
I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend...
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
The soul that is within me no man can degrade.
Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops...
What to the Slave is the 4th of July.
I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
Great God! I'd rather be A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn; So might I,...
Prayer is a wine which makes glad the heart of man