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hangloose Donating Member (554 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:19 PM
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As Frederick Douglass stated in 1857...........
"The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress."
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In Truth We Trust Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:23 PM
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1. Great quote!
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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:51 PM
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2. Yes. Great quotation from a great mind.
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David Zephyr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 07:35 PM
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3. Great Quote, Old Crusoe. Here's More of the Quotation.
I committed this to memory over thirty years ago. It has stayed with me through out my life as a moral compass within my soul. Here's what I have kept in my heart all these years:


"This struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, and it may be both moral and physical, but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any ! people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both. The limits of tyrants are
prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress." ~ Frederick Douglass, 1857
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hangloose Donating Member (554 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 07:49 PM
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4. Thank you , the full text brings forth the complete thought
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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 08:12 PM
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5. Hi, David Zephyr. Much appreciated the entire --
-- passage -- thank you.

Reading this man's accomplished, gleaming prose lifts me on one hand, but reminds me on the other of the impoverished speech of the current American president.

Your post today was just great. Thanks.
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