William Wells Brown Quote
“The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.”
―William Wells Brown
From Fugitive Slave to Free Man: The Autobiographies of William Wells Brown (1993 edition), University of Missouri Press - ISBN: 9780826214751
Afterthoughts (1931 edition)
Section 2, member 3. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
“A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money, produces a general effect on price, and for that reason it produces no real effect whatever on profits.”
On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation, David Ricardo, John Murray, 1821, p. 48
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)
Picture Source: WikipediaWilliam 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.