We do as much, we eat as much, we want as much.
I tell you I can't read a book, but I can read de people.
The rich rob the poor, and the poor rob one another.
I have plowed and planted and gathered into barns, and no man could head me. And aren't I a woman?
That little man in black there, he says women can't have as much rights as men 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.
There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about the colored women; and if colored men get their rights, and not colored women theirs, you see, the colored men will be masters over the women, and it will be just as bad as it was before.
The Lord gave me 'Sojourner,' because I was to travel up an' down the land, showin' the people their sins an' bein' a sign unto them. Afterwards, I told the Lord I wanted another name 'cause everybody else had two names, and the Lord gave me 'Truth,' because I was to declare the truth to people.
It is the mind that makes the body.
Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.
If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it.
Truth is powerful and it prevails.
I am not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star.
Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other.
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