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    Agnosticism has nothing to impart. Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    If our vaunted “rule of the people” does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done—it must and will inevitably give place to something better.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    Humanity from the first has had its vultures and sharks, and representatives of the fraternity who prey upon mankind may be expected no less in America than elsewhere. That this virulence breaks out most readily and commonly against colored persons in this country, is due of course to the fact that they are, generally speaking, weak and can be imposed upon with impunity. Bullies are always cowards at heart ...
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    One of the most singular facts about the unwritten history of this country is the consummate ability with which Southern influence, Southern ideas and Southern ideals, have from the very beginning even up to the present day, dictated to and domineered over the brain and sinew of this nation.
    —Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)

    Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party.
    —James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)