“He stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die. That freedom might live, and grow, and increase its blessings. Freedom lives, and through it, he lives – In a way that humbles the undertakings of most men.”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“We saw the lightning and that was the guns and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns; and then we heard the rain falling and that was the blood falling; and when we came to get the crops, it was dead men that we reaped.”

- Harriet Tubman