I had reasoned this out in my mind, there were two things I had a right to: liberty & death. If I could not have one, I would have the other, for no man should take me alive.

— Harriet Tubman

I had crossed the line, I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.

— Harriet Tubman

Superior people never make long visits.

— Marianne Moore