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Today’s Liberty Quotes

September 25, 2013 Leave a comment

“I am only one, but I am one.
I cannot do everything, but I can do something.
What I can do, I should do,
and with the help of God, I will do.”
— Everett Hale

lone fighter

“The limits of tyrants are prescribed by
the endurance of those whom they oppress.”
— Frederick Douglass
[Frederick Baily] (1818-1895), escaped slave, Abolitionist, author, editor of the North Star and later the New National Era
Source:  in a speech to  abolitionists at Canandaigua, New York, August 3, 1857


“One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust … is in reality expressing the highest respect for law … We will not obey your evil laws.”
— Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929-1968), US civil rights leader



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