Frederick Douglass Quotes

Found 50 quotes by Frederick Douglass .
[ Page 2 of 3 ]
.

"Be not discouraged. There is a future for you. . . . The resistance encountered now predicates hope. . . . Only as we rise . . . do we encounter opposition." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

Opposition    Resistance   

.

"I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author    Prayer   

.

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author    Power   

.

"I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety" Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

Republican Party   

.

"Slaves were expected to sing as well as to work. A silent slave was not liked, either by masters or overseers." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author   

.

"The chance is now given you to end in a day the bondage of centuries, and to rise in one bound from social degradation to the place of common equality with all other varieties of men" Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

Bondage    Centuries    Degradation    Equality   

.

"No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author   

.

"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
Add Category or Author

American Author    Injustice   

.

"It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author    Fire   

.

"A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him" Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

Character   

.

"A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author    Learning   

.

"A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me" Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

Gentleman   

.

"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
Add Category or Author

American Author   

.

"The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery" Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

Happiness   

.

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author    Progress   

.

"We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author   

.

"Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work" Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

Slaves   

.

"The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author   

.

"When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author   

.

"What to the Slave is the 4th of July." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author   

.

"I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave." Frederick Douglass
Add Category or Author

American Author   



Add this widget to your website!




"The words you need by the people you admire."

Copyright © 2002-2013 Great Quotes.com


Contact