Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass, [Frederick Baily] (1818-1895), escaped slave, Abolitionist, author, editor of the North Star and later the New National Era

Frederick Douglass Quote

“To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.”

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
~ Frederick Douglass

Speech, Boston, 1860

Ratings and Comments

Rebecca, Memphis, TN

TRUE. I notice no one gave this quote stars, but all the others high marks. Some people think freedom of speech only belongs to them.


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