Inspirational Sojourner Truth Quotes

Motivational Sojourner Truth Quotes And Sayings

Motivational Sojourner Truth Quotes:- Sojourner Truth (Born 1797 – November 26, 1883) was an American abolitionist and women’s rights activist.

Inspirational Sojourner Truth Quotes

The Lord only knows how many times I let my children go hungry rather than take secretly the bread I liked not to ask for.
Sojourner Truth

Inspirational Sojourner Truth Quotes

I have plowed and planted and gathered into barns, and no man could head me. And aren’t I a woman?
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Truth is powerful and it prevails.
Sojourner Truth

Goodman! Genuine gentleman! God bless George Thompson, the great-hearted friend of my race.
Sojourner Truth

Where there is so much racket, there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the Negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon.
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If women want any rights more than they’ve got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it?
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Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.
Sojourner Truth

It is the mind that makes the body.
Sojourner Truth

We do as much, we eat as much, we want as much.
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I am not going to die, I’m going home like a shooting star.
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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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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.
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Though it seems curious, I do not remember ever asking for anything but what I got it. And I always received it as an answer to my prayers.
Sojourner Truth

The slaveholders are terrible for promising to give you this or that, or such and such a privilege, if you will do thus and so, and when the time of fulfillment comes, and one claims the promise, they, forsooth, recollect nothing of the kind; and you are, like as not, taunted with being a liar.
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It is written that there shall be a separation, and the sheep shall be separated from the goats. The other preachers have the sheep; I have the goats. And I have a few sheep among my goats, but they are very ragged.
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The rich rob the poor, and the poor rob one another.
Sojourner Truth

Oh God, you know I have no money, but you can make the people do for me, and you must make the people do for me.
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When I got religion, I found some work to do to benefit somebody.
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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. Afterward, 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.
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I tell you I can’t read a book, but I can read de people.
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I know and do what is right better than many big men who read.
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When I preach, I have just one text to preach from, an’ I always preaches from this one. My text is, ‘When I found Jesus.’
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That little man in black there, he says women can’t have as many 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! The man had nothing to do with Him.
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God will take care of the poor trampled slave, but where will the slaveholder be when eternity begins?
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If the Lord comes and burns – as you say he will – I am not going away; I am going to stay here and stand the fire, like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! And Jesus will walk with me through the fire and keep me from harm.
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