Frederick Douglass Quotes.
There is no negro problem. The problem is whether the American people have loyalty enough, honor enough, patriotism enough, to live up to their own constitution
Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.
Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave.
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man’s political hopes and the ark of his safety.
People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.
One and God make a majority.
That which is inhuman cannot be divine.
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
Praying for freedom never did me any good til I started praying with my feet.
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery.