Harriet Tubman Famous Quotes & Sayings

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41 Harriet Tubman Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Harriet Tubman Sayings: I link dar's many a slaveholder'll git to Heaven. Dey don't know no better. Dey I link dar's many a slaveholder'll git to Heaven. Dey don't know no better. Dey acts up to de light dey hab.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: The Lord who told me to take care of my people meant me to do The Lord who told me to take care of my people meant me to do it just as long as I live, and so I did what he told me.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: As I lay so sick on my bed, from Christmas till March, I was always As I lay so sick on my bed, from Christmas till March, I was always praying for poor ole master. 'Pears like I didn't do nothing but pray for ole master. 'Oh, Lord, convert ole master;' 'Oh, dear Lord, change dat man's heart, and make him a Christian.'
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: There was one of two things I had a right to: liberty or death. If There was one of two things I had a right to: liberty or death. If I could not have one, I would take the other, for no man should take me alive. I should fight for liberty as long as my strength lasted.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: I had crossed de line of which I had so long been dreaming. I was I had crossed de line of which I had so long been dreaming. I was free; but dere was no one to welcome me to de land of freedom, I was a stranger in a strange land, and my home after all
was down in de old cabin quarter, wid de ole folks, and my brudders and sisters. But to dis solemn resolution I came; I was free, and dey should be free also; I would make a home for dem in
de North, and de Lord helping me, I would bring dem all dere.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there's shouting after you, keep going. Don't ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: In my mind, I see a line. And over that line, I see green fields In my mind, I see a line. And over that line, I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful white women with their arms stretched out to me over that line, but I can't seem to get there no-how. I can't seem to get over that line.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn't reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: Slavery is the next thing to hell. Slavery is the next thing to hell.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: I knew of a man who was sent to the State Prison for twenty-five years. I knew of a man who was sent to the State Prison for twenty-five years. All these years he was always thinking of his home, and counting by years, months, and days, the time till he should
be free, and see his family and friends once more.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: I said to de Lord, 'I'm goin' to hold steady on to you, an' I I said to de Lord, 'I'm goin' to hold steady on to you, an' I know you'll see me through.'
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: I started with this idea in my head, "There's two things I've got a right I started with this idea in my head, "There's two things I've got a right to, death or liberty."
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me through.
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Harriet Tubman Sayings: I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I am at peace with God and all mankind. I am at peace with God and all mankind.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed thousands more.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: Never wound a snake; kill it. Never wound a snake; kill it.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: 'Pears like I prayed all the time, 'bout my work, everywhere, I prayed an' groaned 'Pears like I prayed all the time, 'bout my work, everywhere, I prayed an' groaned to the Lord.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: Twasn't me, 'twas the Lord! I always told Him, 'I trust to you. I don't Twasn't me, 'twas the Lord! I always told Him, 'I trust to you. I don't know where to go or what to do, but I expect You to lead me,' an' He always did.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: You'll be free or die! You'll be free or die!
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I think there's many a slaveholder'll get to Heaven. They don't know better. They acts I think there's many a slaveholder'll get to Heaven. They don't know better. They acts up to the light they have.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: Read my letter to the old folks, and give my love to them, and tell Read my letter to the old folks, and give my love to them, and tell my brothers to be always watching unto prayer, and when the good old ship of Zion comes along, to be ready to step aboard.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: We saw the lightning and that was the guns and then we heard the thunder We saw the lightning and that was the guns and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns; and then we heard the rain falling and that was the blood falling; and when we came to get in the crops, it was dead men that we reaped.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I can't die but once. I can't die but once.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I was the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad. I was the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: Why, der language down dar in de far South is jus' as different from ours Why, der language down dar in de far South is jus' as different from ours in Maryland, as you can think. Dey laughed when dey heard me talk, an' I could not understand 'dem, no how.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: Most of those coming from the mainland are very destitute, almost naked. I am trying Most of those coming from the mainland are very destitute, almost naked. I am trying to find places for those able to work, and provide for them as best I can, so as to lighten the burden on the Government as much as possible, while at the same time they learn to respect themselves by earning their own living.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was on of two things I I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was on of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: Twant me, 'twas the Lord. I always told him, 'I trust to you. I don't Twant me, 'twas the Lord. I always told him, 'I trust to you. I don't know where to go or what to do, but I expect you to lead me,' and He always did.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: 'Pears like my heart go flutter, flutter, and then they may say, 'Peace, Peace,' as 'Pears like my heart go flutter, flutter, and then they may say, 'Peace, Peace,' as much as they likes - I know it's goin' to be war!
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I've heard 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' read, and I tell you Mrs. Stowe's pen hasn't begun I've heard 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' read, and I tell you Mrs. Stowe's pen hasn't begun to paint what slavery is as I have seen it at the far South. I've seen de real thing, and I don't want to see it on no stage or in no theater.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I would have been able to free a thousand more slaves if I could only I would have been able to free a thousand more slaves if I could only have convinced them that they were slaves.
Harriet Tubman Sayings: I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.