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William Lloyd Garrison Quotes

(1805-1879), American Abolitionist

My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.

Category: Country

Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen; but urge me not to use moderation in a case like the present.

Category: Moderation

We may be personally defeated, but our principles never.

Category: Principles

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

Category: Respectability

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

Category: Responsibility