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.
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I looked at my hands, to see if I was de same person now I was free. Dere was such a glory ober eberything, de sun came like gold trou de trees, and ober de fields, and I felt like I was in heaven.
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 freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
I can't die but once.
I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
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Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
The choreographer for the Milton Berle show wanted me to audition. I walked away from that.
It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship. But get real, when everyone is bailing out, you don't want to be the last man standing.