Frances Ellen Watkins Harper quotes

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I envy neither the heart nor the head of any legislator who has been born to an inheritance of privileges, who has behind him ages ...
I do not think the mere extension of the ballot a panacea for all the ills of our national life. What we need to-day is not simply ...
Political life in our country has plowed in muddy channels, and needs the infusion of clearer and cleaner waters. I am not sure th ...
More than the changing of institutions we need the development of a national conscience, and the upbuilding of national character. ...
As the saffron tints and crimson flushes of morn herald the coming day, so the social and political advancement which woman has al ...
So close is the bond between man and woman that you can not raise one without lifting the other. The world can not move ahead with ...
What I ask of American Christianity is not to show us more creeds, but more of Christ; not more rites and ceremonies, but more rel ...
It is said that the Negro is ignorant. But why is he ignorant? It comes with ill grace from a man who has put out my eyes to make ...
On fields all drenched with blood he made his record in war, abstained from lawless violence when left on the plantation, and rece ...
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