Frederick Douglass

A Lesson to Men… Self-Dependence and the Virtue of Getting Up!

The lesson taught at this point by human experience is simply this, that the man who will get up will be helped up; and the man who will not get up will be allowed to stay down. This rule may appear somewhat harsh, but in its general application and operation, it is wise, just, and …

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Inspiration: Parenthood… Building a Strong Future Together

Daily Inspiration It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future… Franklin D. Roosevelt The Philosopher’s Corner There is a philosophy present in the art of parenting children. We dream life forward, …

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Inspiration: Prayer in Action

Inspirational Quote “I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.”  (Frederick Douglass) The Psychology Perspective Today’s quote is from Frederick Douglass, who was a primary source behind the abolishment of slavery. During a vacation to Washington DC last year, I became highly fascinated by the personal …

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