Harriet Tubman

1820? - 1913

A Quote by Harriet Tubman on glory, gold, and heaven

I looked at my hands, to see if I was de same person now I was free. Dere was such a glory ober eberything, de sun came like gold trou de trees, and ober de fields, and I felt like I was in heaven.

Harriet Tubman (1820? - 1913)

Source: Harriet Tubman: The Moses of Her People, by Sarah H. Bradford, 1886.

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A Quote by Harriet Tubman

Never wound a snake, kill it.

Harriet Tubman (1820? - 1913)

Source: The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya, by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.

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A Quote by Harriet Tubman on civil rights, courage, enemies, justice, and leadership

Quoting Stokely Carmichael (1941-1998) US civil rights leader We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy.

Harriet Tubman (1820? - 1913)

Source: What Became of the Prophets of Rage, in Life, Spring 1988.

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