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Robert Purvis - Quotes

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To make me believe that those men who have regulated education in our country have humanity in their hearts is to make me believe a lie. ---->>>

I elect to stay on the soil of which I was born and on the plot of ground which I have fairly bought and honestly paid for. Don't advise me to leave, and don't add insult to injury by telling me it's for my own good; of that I am to be the judge. ---->>>

I am proud to be an American Citizen. ---->>>

It is the safeguard of the strongest that he lives under a government which is obliged to respect the voice of the weakest. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: August 4, 1810
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina
Die: April 15, 1898
Occupation: Activist
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Robert Purvis (August 4, 1810 – April 15, 1898) was an American abolitionist in the United States. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and was educated at Amherst College in Massachusetts, but lived most of his life in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1833 he helped found the American Anti-Slavery Society and the Library Company of Colored People (wikipedia)