” The revolution of Saint Domingo was taking its course. I saw that the whites could not endure, because they were divided and because they were overpowered by numbers, I congratulated myself that I was a black man. “


” Citizens, not less generous than myself, let your most precious moments be employed in causing the past to be forgotten, let all my fellow-citizens swear never to recall the past, let them receive their misled brethren with open arms, and let them, in future, be on their guard against the traps of bad men. “


” I accept everything which is favorable for the people and the army, for myself, I wish to live in retirement. “


” The Spanish offered me their protection, and liberty to those who would fight for the cause of the kings. I accepted their offers, seeing myself entirely abandoned by my brethren, the French. “



All 4 Toussaint Louverture Quotes about Myself in picture


The revolution of Saint Domingo was taking its course. I saw that the whites could not endure, because they were divided and because they were overpowered by numbers, I congratulated myself that I was a black man.
Citizens, not less generous than myself, let your most precious moments be employed in causing the past to be forgotten, let all my fellow-citizens swear never to recall the past, let them receive their misled brethren with open arms, and let them, in future, be on their guard against the traps of bad men.


I accept everything which is favorable for the people and the army, for myself, I wish to live in retirement.
The Spanish offered me their protection, and liberty to those who would fight for the cause of the kings. I accepted their offers, seeing myself entirely abandoned by my brethren, the French.
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