Bitter Chill (It is an affront to truth to treat falsehood with complaisance. - Thomas Paine, 1794)
Bitter Chill (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, 1887)
Bitter Chill (No man who is corrupt, no man who condones corruption in others, can possibly do his duty by the community. - Theodore Roosevelt, 1900)
Bitter Chill (It may be that some little root of the sacred tree still lives. Nourish it then, that it may leaf and bloom and fill with singing birds. - Black Elk, 1932)
Detail of Bitter Chill (We need the storm...)
Partial installation view, Bitter Chill
Partial installation view, Bitter Chill
Detail of Bitter Chill (Government is instituted for the common good... and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any man, family, or class of men. - John Adams, 1780)
Detail of Bitter Chill (We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. The feeling of the nation must be quickened; the conscience of the nation must be roused. - Frederick Douglass, 1852)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Slavery is dead, but the spirit which animated it still lives. - Frances Harper, 1892)
Detail of Bitter Chill (We do not expect our path will be strewn with the flowers of popular applause, but over the thorns of bigotry and prejudice will be our way. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1848)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Everybody needs beauty as well as bread. - John Muir, 1912)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Look at me! Look at my arm! I have plowed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? - Sojourner Truth, 1851)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Each of us inevitable; each of us limitless - each of us with his or her right upon the earth. - Walt Whitman, 1855)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters. - Benjamin Franklin, 1787)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling. - Louisa May Alcott, 1870)
Detail of Bitter Chill (No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. - Helen Keller, 1903)
Detail of Bitter Chill (I, too, am America. - Langston Hughes, 1926)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1841)
Detail of Bitter Chill (I want it said of me by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow. - Abraham Lincoln, 1865)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Look at me. I am poor and naked, but I am the Chief of the Nation. We do not want riches... we want to have love and peace. - Red Cloud, 1870)
Detail of Bitter Chill (If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion... - Abigail Adams, 1776)
Detail of Bitter Chill (The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class - it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity. - Anna J. Cooper, 1892)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant? - Henry David Thoreau, 1854)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. - James Madison, 1822)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again. - William Cullen Bryant, 1839)
Detail of Bitter Chill (If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. - Louis Brandeis, 1928)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Wherever, in any country the whole people feel that the happiness of all is dependent upon the happiness of the weakest, there freedom exists. - Booker T. Washington, 1909)
Detail of Bitter Chill (Wherever, in any country...)
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