I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops...
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is...
A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color...
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops...
I expose slavery in this country, because to expose it is to kill it. Slavery...
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky-her grand old...
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
One and God make a majority.
The soul that is within me no man can degrade.
The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.
A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth...
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and...
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.