Ef women want any rights more'n dey got, why don't dey jes' take 'em and not be talkin' about it.
Religion without humanity is a poor human stuff.
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down, these women together ought to be able to turn it right side up again.
I'm not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star.
There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about the colored women; and if colored men get their rights, and not colored women theirs, you see, the colored men will be masters over the women, and it will be just as bad as it was before.
The Lord gave me 'Sojourner,' because I was to travel up an' down the land, showin' the people their sins an' bein' a sign unto them. Afterwards, I told the Lord I wanted another name 'cause everybody else had two names, and the Lord gave me 'Truth,' because I was to declare the truth to people.
The Lord only knows how many times I let my children go hungry rather than take secretly the bread I liked not to ask for.
Though it seems curious, I do not remember ever asking for anything but what I got it. And I always received it as an answer to my prayers.
When I got religion, I found some work to do to benefit somebody.
Good man! Genuine gentleman! God bless George Thompson, the great-hearted friend of my race.
Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other.
If the Lord comes and burns - as you say he will - I am not going away; I am going to stay here and stand the fire, like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! And Jesus will walk with me through the fire and keep me from harm.
The slaveholders are terrible for promising to give you this or that, or such and such a privilege, if you will do thus and so, and when the time of fulfillment comes, and one claims the promise, they, forsooth, recollect nothing of the kind; and you are, like as not, taunted with being a liar.
I have plowed and planted and gathered into barns, and no man could head me. And aren't I a woman?
God will take care of the poor trampled slave, but where will the slaveholder be when eternity begins?
Where there is so much racket, there must be something out of kilter. I think that 'twixt the Negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon.
It is written that there shall be a separation, and the sheep shall be separated from the goats. The other preachers have the sheep; I have the goats. And I have a few sheep among my goats, but they are very ragged.
I am not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star.
When I preaches, I has just one text to preach from, an' I always preaches from this one. My text is, 'When I found Jesus.'
That little man in black there, he says women can't have as much rights as men 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.