The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous. — Frederick Douglass (c. 1818–1895), Speech on the twenty-third anniversary of Emancipation in Washington DC [April 1885]

The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous. — Frederick Douglass (c. 1818–1895), Speech on the twenty-third anniversary of Emancipation in Washington DC [April 1885]