13 Total Quotes

William Garrison Quotes

Our country is the world - our countrymen are all mankind (The Liberator)
William Garrison
#Country

Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen; but urge me not to use moderation in a case like the present.
William Garrison
#Moderation

Our country is the world, our countrymen all mankind. We love the land of our nativity, only as we love all other lands. The interests, rights, and liberties of American citizens are no more dear to us, than are those of the whole human race.
William Garrison
#Country

Little boldness is needed to assail the opinions and practices of notoriously wicked men; but to rebuke great and good men for their conduct, and to impeach their discernment, is the highest effort of moral courage.
William Garrison
#Integrity

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
William Garrison
#Apathy

The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.
William Garrison
#Agreement

Since the creation of the world there has been no tyrant like Intemperance, and no slaves so cruelly treated as his.
William Garrison
#Creation

That which is not just is not law.
William Garrison
#Law

Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?
William Garrison
#Integrity

My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.
William Garrison
#Country

We may be personally defeated, but our principles never.
William Garrison
#Principles

No chains can bind it, and no cell enclose:<br/>Swifter than light, it flies from pole to pole,<br/>And, in a flash, from earth to heaven it goes!
William Garrison
#Heaven #Earth