Angelina Grimke
Quotations


Duty is ours and events are God's.

Human beings have rights, because they are moral beings: the rights of all men grow out of their moral nature; and as all men have the same moral nature, they have the same rights.

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.

It is through the tongue, the pen, and the press that truth is principally propagated.

So precious a talent as intellect never was given to be wrapt in a napkin and buried in the earth.

There is something in the heart of man which will bend under moral suasion. There is a swift witness for truth in his bosom, which will respond to truth when it is uttered with calmness and dignity.

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.



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