Angelina Grimke Quotes


9 Angelina Grimke quotes:



"I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for."
"If a law commands me to sin I will break it; if it calls me to suffer, I will let it take its course unresistingly."
"I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment."
"We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty."
"I am a mystery to myself."
Author: Grimke Quotes Category: American Activist Quotes Mystery Quotes
"What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it."
"We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down."
"Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered?"
"Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education."



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