Frederick Douglass

1817? - 1895

A Quote by Frederick Douglass on progress and struggle

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass (1817? - 1895)

Source: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, 1845

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A Quote by Frederick Douglass on truth

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Truth is proper and beautiful in all times and in all places.

Frederick Douglass (1817? - 1895)

Source: Famous Black Quotations, ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.

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A Quote by Frederick Douglass on freedom and men

Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are men who want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the roar of the ocean without the roar of its many waters.

Frederick Douglass (1817? - 1895)

Source: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, 1845

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A Quote by Frederick Douglass on slavery

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You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.

Frederick Douglass (1817? - 1895)

Source: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, 1845

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A Quote by Frederick Douglass on injustice, justice, and people

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.

Frederick Douglass (1817? - 1895)

Source: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, 1845

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A Quote by Frederick Douglass on ridicule

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 (1817? - 1895)

Source: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, 1845

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A Quote by Frederick Douglass on endurance and limits

The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.

Frederick Douglass (1817? - 1895)

Source: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, 1845

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