48 Harriet Tubman Quotes On Freedom & Slavery

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Freedom & Slavery
Harriet Tubman Quotes On Freedom & Slavery

Harriet Tubman was a former American abolitionist and political activist. Here is the collection of best Harriet Tubman quotes on freedom & slavery that will you inspired.

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery on 1822 March in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. Her nickname is "Moses". Tubman was naturally introduced to servitude, she escaped and subsequently made nearly 13 missions to save around 70 oppressed individuals, including family and friends, utilizing the organization of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.

During the American Civil War, she filled in as a furnished scout and spy for the Union Army. In her later years, Tubman was a lobbyist in the movement for ladies' suffrage. Harriet Tubman died on 10 March 1913 at Auburn, New York, United States. Check out the following Harriet Tubman quotes on freedom, slavery, god, keep going, leadership, love, dream, and more.

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Freedom


1. 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; for no man should take me alive. - Harriet Tubman

2. I have heard their groans and sighs and seen their tears, and I would give every drop of blood in my veins to free them. - Harriet Tubman

3. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Freedom

4. 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

5. Farewell, old Master, don't think hard of me, I’m going on to Canada, where all the slaves are free. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Slavery


6. I think slavery is the next thing to hell. If a person would send another into bondage, he would, it appears to me, be bad enough to send him into hell if he could. - Harriet Tubman

7. Slavery is the next thing to hell. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Slavery

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

9. I think there's many a slaveholder'll get to Heaven. They don't know better. They act up to the light they have. - Harriet Tubman

10. Now that I’ve been freed, I know what a dreadful condition slavery is. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Slavery

11. Now I've been free, I know what dreadful condition slavery is. I have seen hundreds of escaped slaves, but I never saw one who was willing to go back and be a slave. - Harriet Tubman

12. Slave parents lived in abject terror of separation from their children. This fear, perhaps more than any other aspect of the institution, revealed the deeply dehumanizing horror of slavery. - Harriet Tubman

Famous Harriet Tubman Quotes Freedom That Will Inspiring You


13. 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

14. Stop searching for happiness in the same place you lost it. Change is not dismantling the old, it’s building the new. - Harriet Tubman

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

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

Famous Harriet Tubman Quotes Freedom That Will Inspiring You

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

18. 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


Harriet Tubman Quotes On Love


19. 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

20. The majority of slaves struggled against the tide of indifference to their desires. They engineered love matches and cemented unions with ceremonies. - Harriet Tubman

21. I love all of the African Americans like they are my children. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Love

22. 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. - Harriet Tubman

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Harriet Tubman Quotes On Liberty & Leadership


23. 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

24. It wasn't me, it was 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

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

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Liberty & Leadership

26. I’ve seen the real thing, and I don’t want to see it on no stage or in no theater. - Harriet Tubman

27. 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; for no man should take me alive. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Dreams


28. 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

29. Every great dream begins with a dreamer. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Dreams

30. 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

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Short Harriet Tubman Quotes On Freedom, Slavery & Change


31. Change is not dismantling the old, it’s building the new. - Harriet Tubman

32. I never lost a passenger. - Harriet Tubman

33. Never wound a snake; kill it. - Harriet Tubman

Short Harriet Tubman Quotes On Freedom, Slavery & Change

34. Marriages among slaves could be grand and festive. - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On God


35. And I prayed to God to make me strong and able to fight, and that’s what I've always prayed for ever since. - Harriet Tubman

36. God’s time is always near. He gave me my strength and he set the North Star in the heavens. He means I should be free. - Harriet Tubman

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

Harriet Tubman Quotes On God

38. Oh, Lord! You’ve been with me in six troubles, don't desert me in the seventh! - Harriet Tubman

39. It wasn't me, it was 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

40. 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

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Harriet Tubman Quotes On Dead


41. I can't die but once. - Harriet Tubman

42. You'll be free or die! - Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes On Keep Going


43. 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

Deep Harriet Tubman Quotes On Slavery & Freedom


44. 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

45. The sun came up like gold through the trees and I felt like I was in heaven. - Harriet Tubman

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

Deep Harriet Tubman Quotes On Slavery & Freedom

47. Slave parents lived in abject terror of separation from their children. - Harriet Tubman

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


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