” 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 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. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


” I tell you I can’t read a book, but I can read de people. “



All 5 Sojourner Truth Quotes about You in picture


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 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.


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.
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.
I tell you I can
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