Harriet Tubman Quotes & Wallpapers

Harriet Tubman
Total Quotes: 54


You'll be free or die! Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

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

Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time. Harriet Tubman

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

Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy. Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

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

I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves. Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other. Harriet Tubman

I would have been able to free a thousand more slaves if I could only have convinced them that they were slaves. Harriet Tubman

I am at peace with God and all mankind. Harriet Tubman

I grew up like a neglected weed, ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Then I was not happy or contented: every time I saw a white man I was afraid of being carried away. Harriet Tubman

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

I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Harriet Tubman

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

I said to de Lord, 'I'm goin' to hold steady on to you, an' I know you'll see me through.' Harriet Tubman

'Pears like I prayed all the time, 'bout my work, everywhere, I prayed an' groaned to the Lord. Harriet Tubman

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

If I could have convinced more slaves that they were slaves, I could have freed thousands more. Harriet Tubman

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Harriet Tubman

Yes, John saw de City. Well, what did he see? He saw twelve gates, didn't he? Three of dose gates was on... de south; an' I reckon, if dey kill me down dere, I'll get into one of dem gates, don't you? Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

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

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.' Harriet Tubman

'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

I started with this idea in my head, "There's two things I've got a right to, death or liberty." Harriet Tubman

I can't die but once. Harriet Tubman

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

Quoting Stokely Carmichael (1941-1998) US civil rights leader We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy. Harriet Tubman

I looked at my hands, to see if I was de same person now I was free. Dere was such a glory ober eberything, de sun came like gold trou de trees, and ober de fields, and I felt like I was in heaven. Harriet Tubman

Oh, Lord! You've been wid me in six troubles, don't desert me in the seventh! Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

Twan't me, 'twas de Lord! Jes' so long as he wanted to use me, he would take keer of me, an' when he didn't want me no longer, I was ready to go; I always tole him, I'm gwine to hole stiddy on to you, an' you've got to see me trou. Harriet Tubman

I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven. Harriet Tubman

Pears like I prayed all the time, 'bout my work, everywhere, I prayed an' groaned to the Lord. Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman

Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me through. Harriet Tubman

I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger. Harriet Tubman

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

There was one of two things I had a right to, liberty, or death; if I could not have one, I would take de oder; for no man should take me alive; I should fight for my liberty as long as my strength lasted, and when de time came for me to go, de Lord would let dem take me. Harriet Tubman

I was the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman

I freed thousands of slaves. I could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves. Harriet Tubman

There was one 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

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. Harriet Tubman

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

I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. Harriet Tubman

Never wound a snake; kill it. Harriet Tubman

Slavery is the next thing to hell. Harriet Tubman

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. Harriet Tubman



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