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

“No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.”

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
~ Frederick Douglass


Ratings and Comments


Mann, Kalamazoo

Beautiful thought - pure whimsy in the physical here and now.

jim k, Austin, Tx

Might be some symbolic meaning here , just not sure what it is. I doubt that this would be much comfort to someone chained in one of Fidel's prisons.

E Archer, NYC

That's what the enslaved do: enslave the rest.

Tony, Osseo

If you are willing to enslave a man, the end result in that belief, played out full in time, would be that all mankind be enslaved. Which would include your future family. There is a simple deep meaning that I believe links the physical, spiritual and economic potential of man & civilization, in the present and future. I'd like to hear his thoughts on that.

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