"We may be personally defeated, but our principles never!"
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."William Lloyd Garrison on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."William Lloyd Garrison on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."William Lloyd Garrison on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."William Lloyd Garrison on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."William Lloyd Garrison on Steve Jobs
"The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell."
"Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril."
"With reasonable men, I will reason with humane men I will plead but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost."
"The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers."
"I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard."