"It is easier to build strong children than repair broken men."--Frederick Douglass
here.For more information about the statesman, you can start here or here. His home is a National Historic site.
Douglass is considered one of the great American orators and you can find his speech on "The Hypocrisy of American Slavery" is archived here. Good Reads has a collection of his memorable quotes here.
"Without a struggle, there can be no progress."--Frederick Douglass
Signature has a list of the five best biographies of Frederick Douglass.