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19 Harriet Tubman Quotes About Life (FREEDOM)

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“I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was on of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.”

Harriet Tubman
Every great dream begins with a dreamer... you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer… you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.
Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.
I had crossed the line. I was free; but, there was no one there to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
I had crossed the line. I was free; but, there was no one there to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.

“If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.”

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I grew up like a neglected weed – ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
I grew up like a neglected weed – ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Never wound a snake; kill it.
Never wound a snake; kill it.
When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything.
When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything.
God’s time is always near. He gave me my strength and he set the North Star in the heavens. He meant I should be free.
God’s time is always near. He gave me my strength and he set the North Star in the heavens. He meant I should be free.

3 Inspirational Harriet Tubman Quotes About Life

“I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”

Harriet Tubman
I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
I can’t die but once.
I can’t die but once.

4 Harriet Tubman Quotes on God and Praying

And I prayed to God to make me strong and able to fight, and that’s what I’ve always prayed for ever since.
And I prayed to God to make me strong and able to fight, and that’s what I’ve always prayed for ever since.
It wasn’t me, it was the Lord! I always told Him, ‘I trust to you. I don’t know where to go or what to do, but I expect You to lead me,’ and He always did.
It wasn’t me, it was the Lord! I always told Him, ‘I trust to you. I don’t know where to go or what to do, but I expect You to lead me,’ and He always did.
Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me through.
Lord, I’m going to hold steady on to You and You’ve got to see me through.
I am at peace with God and all mankind.
I am at peace with God and all mankind.

2 Harriet Tubman Quotes on Slavery and Freedom

“I think slavery is the next thing to hell. If a person would send another into bondage, he would, it appears to me, be bad enough to send him into hell if he could.”

Harriet Tubman

“In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn’t reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line.”

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