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 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.
If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed thousands more.
Never wound a snake; kill it.
I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
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.
Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me through.
I never lost a passenger.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
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.
I can't die but once.
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.
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
We saw the lightning and that was the guns and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns and then we heard the rain falling and that was the blood falling and when we came to get in the crops, it was dead men that we reaped.
I link dar's many a slaveholder'll git to Heaven. Dey don't know no better. Dey acts up to de light dey hab.
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.
Twan't me, 'twas de Lord Jes' so long as he wanted to use me, he would take keer of me, an' when he didn't want me no longer, I was ready to go I always tole him, I'm gwine to hole stiddy on to you, an' you've got to see me trou.
Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time.
You'll be free or die!
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.
I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
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