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Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman

One of the most well known "conductors" on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman led 300 slaves to freedom over a 10-year span. Born a slave herself in Maryland, Tubman suffered at the hands of her masters, being hit in the head once with a weight while protecting another slave. She escaped her bonds of slavery with the help of a stranger, then helped others to freedom as well, dodging …

Date of Birth: November 30, 1819
Date of Death: October 03, 1913


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"I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves." Harriet Tubman
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"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." Harriet Tubman
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"Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me through." Harriet Tubman
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"Never wound a snake; kill it." Harriet Tubman
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"I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land." Harriet Tubman
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"I looked at my hands, to see if I was the same person now that I was free. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through the trees, and over de fields, and I felt like I was in heaven." Harriet Tubman
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"I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other." Harriet Tubman
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"I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger." Harriet Tubman
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"I can't die but once." Harriet Tubman
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"I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it." Harriet Tubman
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"I venture only where God send" Harriet Tubman
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"If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed thousands more." Harriet Tubman
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"I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me." Harriet Tubman
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"You'll be free or die!" Harriet Tubman
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"I never lost a passenger." Harriet Tubman
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"I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger." Harriet Tubman
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"Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time." Harriet Tubman
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"We saw the lightning and that was the guns and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns; and then we heard the rain falling and that was the blood falling; and when we came to get in the crops, it was dead men that we reaped." Harriet Tubman
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"I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven." Harriet Tubman
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"Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation." Harriet Tubman
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