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Frederick Douglass Quotes

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Frederick Douglass

1817 - 1895
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"I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong."
"It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake."
"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will."
"Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the roar of its many waters"
"Without struggle, there is no progress."

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