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.
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of in...- Raoul Vaneigem
To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to decla...- Claude Adrien Helvetius
A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated be...- G. K. Chesterton
It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these thing...- Epictetus
There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt: and an...- Lord Chesterfield
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|Death:||20th February, 1895|
|Profession:||Abolitionist, Author, Diplomat, Editor, Statesman|
Frederick Douglass was born in Talbot County, Maryland, USA. He was an American abolitionist, orator, author, editor, statesman, and diplomat. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement from Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings. He wrote several autobiographies include: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, My Bondage and My Freedom, and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. He also actively supported women's suffrage. Without his approval, he became the first African American nominated for Vice President of the United States as the running mate and Vice Presidential nominee of Victoria Woodhull, on the Equal Rights Party ticket.
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