TODAY’S DAILY QUOTE ~ Frederick Douglass

If anyone understood the cost of progress, it was abolitionist, orator, and author Frederick Douglass. After escaping slavery in 1838, Douglass wrote and spoke of the great suffering and struggles he endured, using these depictions to further the antislavery movement. He understood firsthand that true freedom and equality do not come easily, and that it is sometimes in our pain that we make the greatest strides.