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André Thirion, Frederick Douglass, William Graham Sumner


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"For this future emancipation,

we have to rule out ideologies that aim at reinforcing the state,

the police and controls in general, and at reducing liberty."

-- André Thirion

Source: Éloge de l'indocilité (Paris: Laffont, 1973), p. 326




"Let us render the tyrant no aid; let us not hold the light by which he can

trace the footprints of our flying brother."

-- Frederick Douglass

[Frederick Baily] (1818-1895), escaped slave, Abolitionist, author, editor of the North Star and later the New National Era

Source: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave,Written by Himself [1845] (Toronto: New American Library, 1968), p. 106




"If I want to be free from any other man’s dictation,

I must understand that I can have no other man under my control."

-- William Graham Sumner

(1840-1910) American academic and professor at Yale College


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