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
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
I expose slavery in this country, because to expose it is to kill it. Slavery...
A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color...
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers...
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to...
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.
A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth...
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
One and God make a majority.
A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is...
Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact...
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes...
In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky-her grand old...
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend...
Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
My definition of a redundancy is an air-bag in a politician's car.
Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain