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Frederick Douglass
(1817-1895) born on
Feb 14
US lecturer, author. He escaped slavery in 1838, became active in the anti-slavery cause and edited anti-slavery journal.
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.

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are men who want rain without thunder and lightning.
Be not discouraged. There is a future for you. . . . The resistance encountered now predicates hope. . . . Only as we rise . . . do we encounter opposition.
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.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
K: In "The World's Best Thoughts on Life & Living," compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.

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