Facts about William Wells Brown

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William Wells Brown was a famous Activist from USA, who lived between and 1884.

Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by William.

Famous quotes by William Wells Brown (6)


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"When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights"
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"The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves"
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"All I demand for the black man is, that the white people shall take their heels off his neck, and let him have a chance to rise by his own efforts"
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"People don't follow titles, they follow courage"
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"I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive"
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"Despotism increases in severity with the number of despots; the responsibility is more divided, and the claims are more numerous"


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