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Harriet Tubman

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

— Harriet Tubman

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If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there's shouting after you, keep going. Don't ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.

— Harriet Tubman


Twant me, 'twas the Lord. I always told him, 'I trust to you. I don't know where to go or what to do, but I expect you to lead me,' and He always did.

— Harriet Tubman


I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was on of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.

— Harriet Tubman


I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person.

— Harriet Tubman


I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.

— Harriet Tubman

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I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.

— Harriet Tubman

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Never wound a snake; kill it.

— Harriet Tubman

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Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me through.

— Harriet Tubman

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I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.

— Harriet Tubman

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Born into slavery Tubman escaped and subsequently made more than thirteen missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. Because the Fugitive Slave Law had made the northern United States more dangerous for escaped slaves many began migrating further north to Canada. One admirer Sarah Hopkins Bradford wrote an authorized biography entitled Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman.

The first woman to lead an armed expedition in the war Harriet Tubman guided the Combahee River Raid which liberated more than 700 slaves in South Carolina. Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross; 1820 – March 10 1913) was an African-American abolitionist humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War. The injury caused disabling seizures narcoleptic attacks headaches and powerful visionary and dream experiences which occurred throughout her life.

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