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William Wilberforce

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You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.

— William Wilberforce

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We are too young to realize that certain things are impossible... So we will do them anyway.

— William Wilberforce

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true Christians consider themselves not as satisfying some rigorous creditor, but as discharging a debt of gratitude

— William Wilberforce

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Selfishness is one of the principal fruits of the corruption of human nature; and it is obvious that selfishness disposes us to over-rate our good qualities, and to overlook or extenuate our defects.

— William Wilberforce

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This perpetual hurry of business and company ruins me in soul if not in body. More solitude and earlier hours!

— William Wilberforce

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Let everyone regulate his conduct... by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him.

— William Wilberforce

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Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly, turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.

— William Wilberforce

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The objects of the present life fill the human eye with a false magnification because of their immediacy.

— William Wilberforce

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Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.

— William Wilberforce

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William Wilberforce (24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was an English politician philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. His underlying conservatism led him to support politically and socially repressive legislation and resulted in criticism that he was ignoring injustices at home while campaigning for the enslaved abroad.

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