Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank. He became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands.
Fredrick Douglass I love this quote because it reminds me during the times I hate being a homeowner (when the bills to constantly upkeep seem too much) that on the other side of all my troubles is perfection.
A man stands next to you on a platform while you are waiting for the train. As a train enters the station, he handcuffs a briefcase to your wrist, shoves a mobile phone in your hands, and while uttering an apology, swiftly throws himself under the train.