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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.
         
   
F
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.

R
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
A
Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are men who want rain without thunder and lightning.
N
Be not discouraged. There is a future for you. . . . The resistance encountered now predicates hope. . . . Only as we rise . . . do we encounter opposition.
K
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:
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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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