Jump to content

Frederick Douglass, Italo Calvino, Voltaire


nivek
 Share

Recommended Posts

"Any one having a white face, and being so disposed, could stop us, andsubject us to examination. ... When I get there [in Pennsylvania], Ishall not be required to have a pass; I can travel without beingdisturbed."

-- 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. 77and 93-94

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Frederick.Douglass.Quote.6513

 

 

"Nobody these days holds the written word

in such high esteem as police states do..."

-- Italo Calvino

(1923-1985) Italian writer

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Italo.Calvino.Quote.3897

 

 

"Let the laws be clear, uniform and precise;

to interpret laws is almost always to corrupt them."

-- Voltaire

[François Marie Arouet] (1694-1778)

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Voltaire.Quote.312E

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Guidelines.