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George Washington: Highest Bidder

Posted by admin on Sunday, December 16, 2018

George Washington Money Quote saying not many of us will resist the most cash offered, no matter how virtuous. George Washington said:
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“Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder” — George Washington

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Frederick Douglass: Buyers & Sellers of Men

Posted by admin on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Frederick Douglass Money Quote saying in his July 5th, 1852 speech to the Rochester Ladies Antislavery Society that evil men sold slaves like animals in the Northern U.S where slavery was outlawed. Frederick Douglass said:

I hear the doleful wail of fettered humanity on the way to the slave-markets, where the victims are to be sold like horses, sheep, and swine, knocked off to the highest bidder. There I see the tenderest ties ruthlessly broken, to gratify the lust, caprice and rapacity of the buyers and sellers of men.
My soul sickens at the sight
— Frederick Douglass

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