Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon…
Quote by Frederick Douglass
In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky-her grand old...
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to...
Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where...
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer...
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one...
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at...
People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly...
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
One and God make a majority.
I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the...
I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
They said: O Shu'aib! does your prayer enjoin you that we should forsake what our...
I thought that I had no time for faith nor time to pray, then I...
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.