Enslave the liberty of one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.
William Lloyd Garrison (1804 - 1879)
Contributed by: Zaady
A man's country is the world.
In proportion as we perceive and embrace the truth do we become just, heroic, magnanimous, divine.
That which is not just is not law.
I am in earnest. I will not equivocate; I will not excuse; I will not retreat a single inch; and I will be heard
Source: Salutatory of the Liberator, Jan. 1, 1831.
I will be as harsh as truth and as uncompromising as justice.
Source: The Liberator, Vol. i. No. 1, 1831.
My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.
Source: Prospectus of the Public Liberator, 1830.
Our country is the world; our countrymen are all mankind.
Source: Prospectus of the Liberator, Dec. 15, 1837.
Our country is the world; our countrymen are mankind.
Source: Motto of the Liberator, Vol. i. No. 1, 1831.
The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.
Source: Resolution adopted by the Antislavery Society, Jan. 27, 1843.
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