"One and God make a majority."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Frederick Douglass on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Frederick Douglass on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Frederick Douglass on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Frederick Douglass on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Frederick Douglass on Lawrence Welk
"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."
"I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress."
"Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground."
"America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future."
"We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future."