Sojourner Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 45 Sojourner Quotes

#1. And ar'n't I a woman? - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#2. Life is a hard battle anyway. If we laugh and sing a little as we fight the good fight of freedom, it makes it all go easier. I will not allow my life's light to be determined by the darkness around me. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#3. Because of them I can now live the dream. I am the seed of the free, and I know it. I intend to bear great fruit. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#4. I am a fugitive and a vagabond, a sojourner seeking signs. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#5. Obliged to you for hearing me, and now old Sojourner ain't got nothing more to say. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#6. When evil rules a time and place, certain good people are called upon to tell the truth to those who don't want to hear it. - Author: Anne F. Rockwell
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#7. You shall not wrong a sojourner or oppress him, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt. - Author: Anonymous
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#8. On occasion, resisting saying a public "I'm sorry" is the best way to handle a situation. - Author: Sojourner McConnell
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#9. Every day I wear my Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth medallions around my neck. When I think I'm having a bad day, I try to think about their day, and I get up. - Author: Marian Wright Edelman
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#10. Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#11. We do as much, we eat as much, we want as much. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#12. I don't read such small stuff as letters, I read men and nations. I can see through a millstone, though I can't see through a spelling-book. What a narrow idea a reading qualification is for a voter! - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#13. Some of our national heroines were defined by the fact that they never nested - they were peripatetic crusaders like Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Sojourner Truth, Dorothy Dix. - Author: Gail Collins
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#14. I'm not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#15. Though I was excited about the Sojourner Truth play, it was not reassuring to think that my entire future might depend on the success of that one show. - Author: Ethel Waters
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#16. Then I will speak upon the ashes. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#17. You cannot friend a hawk, they said, unless you are a hawk yourself, alone and only a sojourner in the land, without friends or the need of them. - Author: Stephen King
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#18. I did not run away, I walked away by daylight ... . - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#19. Sojourner [Truth]'s life exemplifies the process that occurs within ourselves as we grow to understand that we hold the authority to shape our own lives. This inner authority came when she embraced all of herself, which enabled her to speak from an authentic voice. - Author: Helen LaKelly Hunt
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#20. Then that little man in black there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#21. I am above eighty years old; it is about time for me to be going. I have been forty years a slave and forty years free and would be here forty years more to have equal rights for all. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#22. Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#23. Now, if you want me to get out of the world, you had better get the women votin' soon. I shan't go till I can do that. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#24. Oh no, honey, I can't read little things like letters. I read big things like men. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#25. The rich rob the poor and the poor rob one another. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#26. What we give to the poor, we lend to the Lord. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#27. It is the mind that makes the body. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#28. If it is not a fit place for women, it is unfit for men to be there. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#29. I have no protection at home, or resting place abroad ... I am an outcast from the society of my childhood, and an outlaw in the land of my birth. I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner as all my fathers were. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#30. We have all been thrown down so low that nobody thought we'd ever get up again; but we have been long enough trodden now; we will come up again, and now I am here. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#31. Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth were slaves by birth, freedom fighters by temperament. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#32. If my cup won't hold but a pint and yourn holds a quart, wouldn't ye be mean not to let me have my little half-measure full? - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#33. It is hard for the old slave holding spirit to die. But die it must. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#34. You have been having our rights so long, that you think, like a slave-holder, that you own us. I know that it is hard for one who has held the reins for so long to give up; it cuts like a knife. It will feel all the better when it closes up again. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#35. The Spirit calls me, and I must go. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#36. If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#37. Truth is powerful and it prevails. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#38. I am above eighty years old ... I suppose I am about the only colored woman that goes about to speak for the rights of the colored women. I want to keep the thing stirring, now that the ice is cracked. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#39. I am glad to see that men are getting their rights, but I want women to get theirs, and while the water is stirring, I will step into the pool. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#40. Where there is so much racket, there must be something out of kilter - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#41. I am a woman's rights. I have as much as any man, and can do as much work as any man. I have plowed and reaped and chopped and mowed, and can any man do more than that? - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#42. Let others say what they will of the efficacy of prayer, I believe in it, and I shall pray. Thank God! Yes, I shall always pray, - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#43. I feel safe in the midst of my enemies, for the truth is all powerful and will prevail. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#44. This is beautiful indeed; the colored people have given this to the head of the government, and that government once sanctioned laws that would not permit its people to learn enough to enable them to read this book. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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#45. If women want rights more than they got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it. - Author: Sojourner Truth
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