Quote for the Week

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If a law commands me to sin I will break it; if it calls me to suffer, I will let it take its course unresistingly. The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.

–Angelina Emily Grimké, Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836), p. 20.; courtesy Wikiquote

Posted on 12/02/2017, in quote of the week, quotes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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