What are the TOP 10 quotes by Frederick Douglass?


  1. 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. Jan Morris prefers this for himself.


  2. It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.


  3. Without a struggle, there can be no progress.


  4. The soul that is within me no man can degrade.




  5. A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.


  6. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.


  7. I knew that however bad the Republican party was, the Democratic party was much worse. The elements of which the Republican party was composed gave better ground for the ultimate hope of the success of the colored mans cause than those of the Democratic party.


  8. People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.


  9. One and God make a majority.


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



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