The soul that is within me no man can degrade.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.
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.
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
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