Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done....
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Frederick Douglass Quotes


Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Frederick Douglass
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.
Frederick Douglass
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.
Frederick Douglass
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Frederick Douglass
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Frederick Douglass

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