Maria Stewart quotes

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... continual hard labor deadens the energies of the soul, and benumbs the faculties of the mind; the ideas become confined, the m ...
... there are no chains so galling as the chains of ignorance--no fetters so binding as those that bind the soul, and exclude it f ...
African rights and liberty is a subject that ought to fire the breast of every free man of color in these United States, and excit ...
Possess the spirit of independence. The Americans do, and why should not you? Possess the spirit of men, bold and enterprising, fe ...
... it is not the color of the skin that makes the man or the woman, but the principle formed in the soul. Brilliant wit will shin ...
...I am ... one of the wretched and miserable daughters of the descendants of fallen Africa. Do you ask, why are you wretched and ...
Take us generally as a people, we are neither lazy nor idle; and considering how little we have to excite or stimulate us, I am al ...
... such is the horrible idea that I entertain respecting a life of servitude, that if I conceived of there being no possibility o ...
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