Best Quotes by William Lloyd Garrison (Top 9)

  1. I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.
  2. With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
  3. I am in earnest - I will not equivocate - I will not excuse - I will not retreat a single inch - and I will be heard!
  4. The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
  5. Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.
  6. Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion.
  7. My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.
  8. We may be personally defeated, but our principles never!
  9. That which is not just is not law.