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William Wells Brown Quotes

The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.
William Wells Brown
Last, Struggle, Ourselves

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.
William Wells Brown
Black, Chance, Shall

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.
William Wells Brown
Liberty, Seen, Heaven

People don’t follow titles, they follow courage.
William Wells Brown
Courage, Follow, Titles

Despotism increases in severity with the number of despots; the responsibility is more divided, and the claims are more numerous.
William Wells Brown
Number, Divided, Increases

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.
William Wells Brown
Change, Time, Mother

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