I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
More Quotes from Harriet Tubman:I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.
Yes, John saw de City. Well, what did he see He saw twelve gates, didn't he Three of dose gates was on ... de south an' I reckon, if dey kill me down dere, I'll get into one of dem gates, don't you.
Forever Free Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation.
I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was two things I had a right to, liberty and death. If I could not have one, I would have the other, for no man should take me alive.
I looked at my hands, to see if I was the same person now that I was free. There was such a glory over everything the sun came like gold through the trees, and over de fields, and I felt like I was in heaven.
I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
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