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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.
         
   
F
I am in earnest -- I will not equivocate -- I will not excuse -- I will not retreat a single inch -- and I will be heard!

R
The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
A
That which is not just is not law.
N
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.
K
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.
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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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