Thought For the Day: Those Who Profess To Favor Freedom and Yet Depreciate Agitation, Are People Who Want Crops Without Ploughing the Ground

“Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand; it never has and it never will.” – Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

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