Martin Delany

1812 - 1885

A Quote by Martin Robinson Delany

  "Every people should be the originators of their own designs, the projector of their own schemes, and creators of the events that lead to their destiny-the consummation of their desires.'

Martin Delany (1812 - 1885)

Contributed by: jamie

A Quote by Martin Delany on effort, power, and work

Our elevation must be the result of self-efforts and work of our own hands. No other human power can accomplish it. If we but determine it shall be so, it will be so.

Martin Delany (1812 - 1885)

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

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