For The Love Of Wisdom – Frederick Douglass – Truth

Frederick Douglass (February 01, 1818–February 20, 1895)

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence. From my earliest recollection, I date the entertainment of a deep conviction that slavery would not always be able to hold me within its foul embrace.