Harriet Tubman Quotes & Sayings

24 most famous Harriet Tubman quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She was an American activist who passed away on 10 March, 1913.

Harriet Tubman Quotes
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
Harriet Tubman Quotes
“I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.”
Harriet Tubman Quotes
“I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”
Harriet Tubman Quotes
“I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.”
“In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn't reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line.”
Harriet Tubman Quotes
“I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.”
Harriet Tubman Quotes
“I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.”
Harriet Tubman Quotes
“I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.”
Harriet Tubman Quotes
“I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.”
“I've heard 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' read, and I tell you Mrs. Stowe's pen hasn't begun to paint what slavery is as I have seen it at the far South. I've seen de real thing, and I don't want to see it on no stage or in no theater.”

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