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Quote from Wendell Phillips,

"No matter whose lips that would speak, they must be free and ungagged. The community which dares not protect its humblest and most hated member in the free utterance of his opinions, no matter how false or hateful, is only a gang of slaves. If there is anything in the universe that can’t stand discussion, let it crack."


Wendell Phillips (more quotes by Wendell Phillips or books by/about Wendell Phillips)

(1811-1884) American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, orator, lawyer


Speech, 1863


Speech, Sovereignty, Individual Rights, Free Thought, Responsibility, Community, Hate, Tolerance, Slavery, Discussion


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