A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 35: Saturday Life Quote(s) #5

 

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“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.”

This Saturday’s Life Quotes come from Frederick Douglas (c.1818-1895 ) the former slave who became a great abolitionist, social reformer, orator, statesman and author.

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.”

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

“When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.”

“The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.”

“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.”

“Without a struggle, there can be no progress.”

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