William Wells Brown Quote
“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.”
As quoted in: Vanity Fair, Volume 54 (1991), p. 136
“I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.”
―George W. Bush
To a person in the crowd who yelled "I can't hear you." - at World Trade Center site, New York, N.Y., 14 Sept. 2001
William Wells Brown
Died: 1884 (aged 70)
Occupation: Activist, abolitionist, writer, historian.
Bio: William Wells Brown was a prominent African-American abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian. Born into slavery in the Southern United States, Brown escaped to the North in 1834, where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a prolific writer.