Frederick Douglass was born 14 February 1818, and died 20 February 1895
- No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
- America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.
- It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
- Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
- To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement. Douglass wrote several autobiographies, including, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass.
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