Quotation Explorer - 'Frederick Douglass'

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. - Frederick Douglass
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery. - Frederick Douglass
They suppress the truth rather than take the consequence of telling it, and in so doing prove themselves a part of the human family. - Frederick Douglass
Having no resources within himself, he was compelled to be the copyist of many, and being such, he was forever the victim of inconsistency; - Frederick Douglass
A smile or a tear has not nationality; joy and sorrow speak alike to all nations, and they, above all the confusion of tongues, proclaim the brotherhood of man - Frederick Douglass
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
Once you learn to read, you will forever be free. - Frederick Douglass
Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave. - Frederick Douglass
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man. - Frederick Douglass
I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted. - Frederick Douglass
Right is of no sex, Truth is of no color, God is the Father of us all, and we are all Brethren - Frederick Douglass
Power concedes nothing without a demand. - Frederick Douglass
From apparently the basest metals we have the finest toned bells. - Frederick Douglass
taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path. Carl Sagan - Frederick Douglass
At this moment, I saw more clearly than ever the brutalizing effects of slavery upon the slave and slaveholder. - Frederick Douglass
The soul that is within me no man can degrade. - Frederick Douglass
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work. - Frederick Douglass
People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get. - Frederick Douglass
The silver trump of freedom had roused my soul to eternal wakefulness. - Frederick Douglass
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. - Frederick Douglass
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. - Frederick Douglass
Immense wealth, and its lavish expenditure, fill the great house with all that can please the eye, or tempt the taste. Here, appetite, not food, is the great desideratum. - Frederick Douglass
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