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Quotes By Frederick Douglass

Nationality
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DOB
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14-02-1817
DOD
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20-02-1895

Author Frederick Douglass was born on 14th February 1817 AD. An American citizen, Frederick Douglass was born in United States. He was also called Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey was 78 years old when he died on 20th February 1895 AD. In his life Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

- Frederick Douglass

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

- Frederick Douglass

A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him.

- Frederick Douglass

America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.

- Frederick Douglass

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.

- Frederick Douglass

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.

- Frederick Douglass

I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.

- Frederick Douglass

I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave.

- Frederick Douglass

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

- Frederick Douglass

I wish 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

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.

- Frederick Douglass

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

- 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

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

- Frederick Douglass

Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.

- Frederick Douglass

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

- Frederick Douglass

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