Where justice is denied where poverty is enforced where ignorance prevails and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress rob and degrade them neither persons nor property will be safe.

Frederick Douglass Society Quote

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

Frederick Douglass Time Quote

The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery.

Frederick Douglass Happiness Quote

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

Frederick Douglass Learning Quote

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 Nature Quote

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.

Frederick Douglass Power Quote

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

Frederick Douglass Religion Quote

If there is no struggle there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass Change Quote

One and God make a majority.

Frederick Douglass God Quote

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 Great Quote