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William Lloyd Garrison - Quotes

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I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard. ---->>>

My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.

My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.

You can not possibly have a broader basis for government than that which includes all the people, with all their rights in their hands, and with an equal power to maintain their rights. ---->>>

The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers. ---->>>

With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. ---->>>

Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.

Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.

Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion. ---->>>

That which is not just is not law.

That which is not just is not law.

We may be personally defeated, but our principles never!

We may be personally defeated, but our principles never!

Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion? ---->>>

I am in earnest - I will not equivocate - I will not excuse - I will not retreat a single inch - and I will be heard! ---->>>

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead. ---->>>

The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell. ---->>>

We are the friends of reform; but that is not reform, which, in curing one evil, threatens to inflict a thousand others. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: December 12, 1805
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, U.S.
Die: May 24, 1879
Occupation: Journalist
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William Lloyd Garrison (December 10, 1805 – May 24, 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, which he founded with Isaac Knapp in 1831 and published in Massachusetts until slavery was abolished by Constitutional amendment after the American Civil War (wikipedia)