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William Brown Quotes

On the way, we met many people who wanted to help, ... There was an elderly lady from New Jersey who just packed her station wagon with clothes and food trying to find out where she could go to help people.
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#Elderly

It does confirm that wage costs, or total compensation costs, also are continuing to rise,
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#Compensation

Some of them, I think, already had underlying problems, ... One man said he didn't want to leave because he would be put into a concentration camp . . . We saw one woman sitting on her porch making the sign of the cross. It looked like she was doing it all day long.
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#Man

There was a lot of red tape, ... We were able to cut through some of that by sheer force.
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#Force

We were front-line trauma triage people, ... We wanted to get out front where we could use our skills.
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#People

Ideally, this should be run by the military, ... They have the ability to get equipment and people in quickly.
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#Ability

People have a right to be a citizen in all its aspects.
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#People

have a right to participate in those activities without an onerous burden placed on them because of their disability.
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#Disability

That's what I do in my house, teach money management. Was it Benjamin Franklin or Alexander Hamilton who said, 'If you watch your pennies, dollars will watch themselves?' Oh well. At least my grandmother said it.
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#Management

In species where fathers invest less than mothers in their offspring, females tend to be more selective in mate choice and males therefore invest more in courtship display. Our results with human subjects correlate with that expectation. More symmetrical men put on a better show, and women notice.
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#Choice

You can't say enough about that young man (Carroll). He left it all on the court tonight. He made some big shots for them. But credit our guys too.
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#Man

We have a lot of work to do. We're not satisfied with getting there.
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#Work

It will be a new experience for all of the players. We'll have plenty of distractions once we get there, but we will have to put that away when it's time to play basketball.
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#Experience

We are extremely excited about the document. Both the culture and the nature of the South Pacific are under threat from many sources of development unless we take action to preserve them (?). We need to educate the public about their importance or we will end up losing them.
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#Culture

He is excited about even being mentioned. I am excited myself for my first time, taking one of my kids. This should be a great time.
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#Kids

People don't follow titles, they follow courage.
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#Courage

All I demand for the black man is, that the white people shall take their heels off his neck, and let him have a chance to rise by his own efforts.
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#Man

The duty I owe to the slave, to truth, and to God, demands that I should use my pen and tongue so long as life and health are vouchsafed to me to employ them, or until the last chain shall fall from the limbs of the last slave in America and the worl
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#Duty

The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.
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#Civilization

Fling out the Anti-Slavery flag;Forever let it beThe emblem to a holy cause,The banner of the free.And never from its guardian heightLet it by man be driven,But let it float forever there,Beneath the smiles of heaven.
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#Slavery

I was not only hunting for my liberty, but also hunting for my name.
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#Hunting

I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.
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#Constitution

When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights; and I received several very severe whippings for telling people that my name was William, after orders were given to change it. Though young, I was old enough to place a high appreciation upon my name.
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#Mother

Despotism increases in severity with the number of despots; the responsibility is more divided, and the claims are more numerous.
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#Responsibility

We, as individuals, are fast losing our reputation for honest dealing. Our nation is losing its character. The loss of a firm national character, or the degredation of a nation's honour, is the inevitable prelude to her destruction.
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#Character

This is called "the land of the free and the home of the brave"; it is called the "asylum of the oppressed," and some have been foolish enough to call it the "Cradle of Liberty." If it is the "Cradle of Liberty," they have rocked the child to death.
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#Home

Fling out the Anti-Slavery flag; Forever let it be The emblem to a holy cause, The banner of the free. And never from its guardian height Let it by man be driven, But let it float forever there, Beneath the smiles of heaven.
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#Heaven #Slavery #Smiles