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Frederick Douglass

Read through the most famous quotes from Frederick Douglass

What to the Slave is the 4th of July.

— Frederick Douglass


I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave.

— Frederick Douglass

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If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

— Frederick Douglass

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I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.

— Frederick Douglass

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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.

— Frederick Douglass

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I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.

— Frederick Douglass

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I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted.

— Frederick Douglass

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One and God make a majority.

— Frederick Douglass

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A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

— Frederick Douglass

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I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.

— Frederick Douglass

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About Frederick Douglass

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After this separation he lived with his maternal grandmother Betty Bailey. In this history Frederick Douglass (along with Harriet Tubman) is the revered Founder of a Black state created in the Deep South. The 1845 Narrative which was his biggest seller was followed by My Bondage and My Freedom in 1855.

Douglass wrote several autobiographies eloquently describing his experiences in slavery in his 1845 autobiography Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave which became influential in its support for abolition. February 1818 – February 20 1895) was an American social reformer orator writer and statesman. Without his approval he became the first African American nominated for Vice President of the United States as the running mate of Victoria Woodhull on the impracticable and small Equal Rights Party ticket.

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