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William Lloyd Garrison
(1805-1879) born on
Dec 10
US journalist, abolitionist. He was a crusader who published a newspaper, "The Liberator," 1831-65, and helped lead the successful Abolitionist campaign against slavery.
I am in earnest -- I will not equivocate -- I will not excuse -- I will not retreat a single inch -- and I will be heard!

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
That which is not just is not law.
Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen; but urge me not to use moderation.
The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend on numbers.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Salutatory address of Garrison's anti-slavery newspaper, "The Liberator," 1 Jan 1831.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: Editorial, 1 Jan. 1831, launching the newspaper, "The Liberator," in his antislavery campaign.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.

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