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If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

by Frederick Douglass Found in: Struggle Quotes,
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I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted

I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted

by Frederick Douglass Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want rain without thunder and lightning. They read more

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

by Frederick Douglass Found in: Agitation Quotes,
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The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.

The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.

by Frederick Douglass Found in: Racism Quotes,
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Whenever my condition was improved, instead of its increasing my contentment, it only increased my desire to be free, and read more

Whenever my condition was improved, instead of its increasing my contentment, it only increased my desire to be free, and set me to thinking of plans to gain my freedom.

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A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

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A man without force, is without the essential dignity of humanity. Human nature is so constituted, that it cannot honor read more

A man without force, is without the essential dignity of humanity. Human nature is so constituted, that it cannot honor a helpless man, although it can pity him.

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The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery

The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery

by Frederick Douglass Found in: Misery Quotes,
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A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.

A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.

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Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will read more

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.

by Frederick Douglass Found in: Oppression Quotes,
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