Following is the collection of famous Sojourner Truth quotes.

Isabella Baumfree was born in 1797 in Swartekill, New York, U.S. She was an African-American women’s right activist. She was born into slavery but escaped with her infant daughter in 1826. She became first black woman to win a case against a white man when she went to court to recover her son in 1828. She gave herself the title name Sojourner Truth in 1843.

“If women want rights more than they got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.”
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“If women want rights more than they got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.”
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“I’m not going to die, I’m going home like a shooting star.”
Sojourner Truth Quotes

famous sojourner truth quotes
“If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.”
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“I feel safe in the midst of my enemies, for the truth is all powerful and will prevail.”
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“Then that little man in black there, he says women can’t have as much rights as men, ’cause Christ wasn’t a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.”
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“Then I will speak upon the ashes.”
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“You have been having our rights so long, that you think, like a slave-holder, that you own us. I know that it is hard for one who has held the reins for so long to give up; it cuts like a knife. It will feel all the better when it closes up again.”
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“If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down, these women together ought to be able to turn it right again.”
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“It is the mind that makes the body.”
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“If it is not a fit place for women, it is unfit for men to be there.”
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“We have all been thrown down so low that nobody thought we’d ever get up again; but we have been long enough trodden now; we will come up again, and now I am here.”
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“Let others say what they will of the efficacy of prayer, I believe in it, and I shall pray. Thank God! Yes, I shall always pray.”
Sojourner Truth, The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

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“Now, if you want me to get out of the world, you had better get the women votin’ soon. I shan’t go till I can do that.”
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“You may hiss as much as you please, but women will get their rights anyway.”
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“He was soon drawn into a circle of associates who did not improve either his habits or his morals.”
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“And what is that religion that sanctions, even by its silence, all that is embraced in the ‘Peculiar Institution’? If there can be any thing more diametrically opposed to the religion of Jesus, than the working of this soul-killing system – which is as truly sanctioned by the religion of America as are her minsters and churches – we wish to be shown where it can be found.”
Sojourner Truth Quotes

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“Her unwavering confidence in an arm which she believed to be stronger than all others combined could have raised from her sinking spirit.”
Sojourner Truth, The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

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“Absurdity of the claims so arrogantly set up by the masters, over beings designed by God to be as free as kings; and at the perfect stupidity of the slave, in admitting for one moment the validity of these claims.”
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“Look there above the center, where the flag is waving bright; We are going out of slavery, we are bound for freedom’s light; We mean to show Jeff Davis how the Africans can fight…”
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“Many slaveholders boast of the love of their slaves. How would it freeze the blood of some of them to know what kind of love rankles in the bosoms of slaves for them! Witness the attempt to poison Mrs. Calhoun, and hundreds of similar cases. Most ‘surprising ‘ to every body, because committed by slaves supposed to be so grateful for their chains.”
Sojourner Truth, The Narrative of Sojourner Truth: Including Her Speech Ain’t I a Woman?

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“Think you, dear reader, when that day comes, the most ‘rapid abolitionist’ will say-‘Behold, I saw all this while on the earth?’ Will he not rather say, ‘Oh, who has conceived the breadth and depth of this moral malaria, this putrescent plague-spot?’ Perhaps the pioneers in the slave’s cause will be as much surprised as any to find that with all their looking, there remained so much unseen.”
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“Where there is so much racket, there must be something out of kilter.”
Sojourner Truth Quotes, Narrative of Sojourner Truth

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