If Liberia has failed, then, it is no evidence of the failure of the Negro in government. It is merely evidence of the failure of slavery.
Who has not sat before his own heart’s curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart.
We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral.
The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax, and as such every individual of the social order should be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
In our so-called democracy we are accustomed to give the majority what they want rather than educate them to understand what is best for them.
As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.
We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration.
I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants.
One had to take some action against fear when once it laid hold of one.