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Angelina Grimke Quotes and Sayings

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We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down.
- Angelina Grimke

I have not placed reading before praying because I
regard it more important,
but because, in order to pray aright,
we must understand what we are praying for.
- Angelina Grimke

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong,
for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority,
and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
- Angelina Grimke

If a law commands me to sin I will break it;
if it calls me to suffer,
I will let it take its course unresistingly.
- Angelina Grimke

 

I am a mystery to myself.
- Angelina Grimke

I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of
an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment.
- Angelina Grimke

Can you not see that women could do and would do a
hundred times more for the slave,
if she were not fettered?
- Angelina Grimke

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The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power,
whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism,
and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
- Angelina Grimke

The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act;
and if we have no right to act,
then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North,
for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.
- Angelina Grimke

Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South,
as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North,
and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance,
and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation.
- Angelina Grimke

What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual
capacity of colored people? Who does not know,
that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and
annihilate the mind of this portion of our race,
we have never yet been able to do it.
- Angelina Grimke

I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers:
are you willing to enslave your children? You stare
back with horror and indignation at such questions.
But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
- Angelina Grimke

We are commanded to love God with all our minds,
as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great
sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the
mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty.
- Angelina Grimke

'Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me,
I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death.
- Marquis de Sade

I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes
more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for
the abolition of slavery.
- George Washington

Among the expected glories of the Constitution,
next to the abolition of Slavery was that of Rum.
- George Clymer

I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire
abolition of capital punishment.
- James Madison

Madness is the absolute break with the work of art;
it forms the constitutive moment of abolition,
which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
- Michel Foucault

The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing
to be adjusted by abolition of forms.
It requires change of heart.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The first requisite for the happiness of the people
is the abolition of religion.
- Karl Marx

Abolition of a woman's right to abortion,
when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity:
a form of rape by the State.
- Edward Abbey

Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event,
which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably
expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered,
that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition.
- Thomas Clarkson

I know war as few other men now living know it,
and nothing to me is more revolting.
I have long advocated its complete abolition,
as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe
has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
- Ernest Hemingway

I am for socialism, disarmament, and,
ultimately, for abolishing the state itself...
I seek the social ownership of property,
the abolition of the propertied class,
and the sole control of those who produce wealth.
Communism is the goal.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

I believe that in the end the abolition of war,
the maintenance of world peace, the adjustment of international
questions by pacific means will come through the force of public opinion,
which controls nations and peoples.
- Frank B. Kellogg

The Anarchists answer that the abolition of the State
will leave in existence a defensive association,
resting no longer on a compulsory but on a voluntary basis,
which will restrain invaders by any means that may prove necessary.
- Benjamin Tucker

It is over one hundred years since the abolition of slavery.
The Negro people in the United States have taken plenty
and they have reached a stage where they have decided
that they are not going to take any more.
- C. L. R. James

During practically all of my public life,
I have been a sincere advocate of an agreement between
the leading nations of the world to set up all the
necessary international machinery that would bring
about a practical abolition of war between civilized nations.
- George William Norris

And here a most heinous charge is made,
that the nation has been burdened with unnecessary
expenses for the sole purpose of preventing the discharge
of our debts and the abolition of taxes.
- Robert Walpole

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I won't give up 'til goats sing and walruses fly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've liked lots of people 'til I went on a picnic jaunt with them.
- Bess Truman

I'll see you at the theater tonight.
I'll hold your seat til you get there.
After that you're on your own.
- Bert Kalmar

Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner.
It ain't over 'til you both get your cookie.
- Alec Baldwin

When we play "Angel of Death", it's actually a 2 and
half minutes sing 'til our party starts.
That song is pretty much been played traditionally in the end.
- Kerry King

It's a play where something went wrong,
'Cause it's five hours, twelve minutes long.
If you sit there, my friend, From beginning 'til end,
Then your bladder better be strong!
- Allan Sherman

From '69 til '76, I never played in public.
I would play by myself at home.
- Robert Quine

A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it,
A song's not a song 'til you sing it,
Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay,
Love isn't love 'til you give it away!
- Oscar Hammerstein II

I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool.
I like the business.
I like to do different parts and diverse characters.
I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!
- Robert Duvall

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
- Sa'Di

I can't wait til I get the chance to be a character
and how my face looks isn't the first consideration.
- Kelly Lynch

I wanna live 'til I die, no more, no less.
- Eddie Izzard

I have done so much for hip-hop and 'til this day,
I haven't received any awards or any recognition for it.
- Luther Campbell

Jimi was a good guy 'til he got into drugs.
That's the way it is.
I just tell it like it is.
- Dick Dale

Musicals are plays, but the last collaborator is your audience,
so you've got to wait 'til the last collaborator comes
in before you can complete the collaboration.
- Stephen Sondheim

Where was I going? I puzzled and wondered about it
til I actually enjoyed the puzzlement and wondering.
- Carl Sandburg

I told them if were going to do it were going to do it right,
I'm not leaving 'til it's done.
My wife, child and I slept in the studio.
We cut these raw.
- Dick Dale

Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess,
and you don't find out til too late that he's been
playing with two queens all along.
- Terry Pratchett

I know.
I'm lazy.
But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would
write myself something really special.
Which means I have 'til December, right?
- Catherine O'Hara

My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to
tarry 'til a more convenient season.
- Mary Todd Lincoln

The hardest that I've laughed at a movie was probably Team America.
I laughed 'til I thought I was just gonna throw up.
I almost had to turn it off.
- Ron White

I grew up in the Ukraine 'til I was about 7,
and then I moved to L.A.
- Mila Kunis

I still feel like I have a lot of growing up to do 'til I find the voice.
Everybody has their own voice and their own thing they
want to say to the world.
- Sasha Alexander

A girl's got to do what she's got to do to make somebody pay her a compliment.
If that means moaning 'til the cows come home,
then so be it.
- Cat Deeley

I used to stand outside the theater knowing the truant
officer was looking for me.
I would stand there 'til someone came along and then
ask them to buy my ticket.
- Moe Howard

'What do you really think happens after you die?' That's
the question that everyone,
everyone, everyone asks.
And I'm so sick of it.
But my true answer is, I don't know.
And there's no way I'm going to find out 'til it happens.
- Ellen Muth

I'd just play 'til my hands fell off.
My parents would yell at me to stop because they couldn't
stand the noise any more!
I was terrible!
It must have been hard for them to listen to me as a beginning drummer.
- Randy Castillo

When I first started playing in a band,
before the Beatles, working bands played standards
and they saved their rock material til the end of the
night when they were really stretched out.
It could be pretty lame.
- Wayne Kramer

I mean, it is an extraordinary thing that a large proportion
of your country and my country,
of the citizens, never see a wild creature from dawn 'til dusk,
unless it's a pigeon, which isn't really wild,
which might come and settle near them.
- David Attenborough

The four of us couldn't have made a record with the
time left over when we were shooting the show.
We were on stage from 7.30 in the morning 'til 7 at night.
Later on, when there was a break from filming,
and we were sick of doing it the old way.
- Peter Tork

So we got there at 6 a.m.
We'd be shooting by 6:45.
We wouldn't break for lunch, we'd just pass food around all day.
And we would just rock and roll 'til 4,
then Matty Libatique, our great cinematographer,
would say, "Outta light, guys" - and that was it.
- Joel Schumacher

I have been around for a long, long time.
I didn't make it 'til I was older.
I went through the period when women were not getting signed,
particularly if you were writing songs that were lyrically propelled.
- Sheryl Crow

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour


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