Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Quote #125: on fighting for justice

"Power never concedes anything without a demand. It never has and it never will." 

- Frederick Douglass (1808-1895), former slave, African-American civil rights activist, abolitionist and American political philosopher.

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St. Augustine (by Sandro Botticelli)

St. Ignatius Loyola (by Francisco Zurbaran)

Benjamin Rush (by Charles Willson Peale)

Patrick Henry at the Virginia House of Burgesses (by Henry Rothermel)

Edmund Burke (by Sir Joshua Reynolds)

Samuel Adams (by John Singleton Copley)

Alexander Hamilton (by John Trumbull)