The struggle . . .

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Those who depreciate struggles want crops
without plowing the ground.
They want rain without thunder and lightning.
They want the ocean without the roar of the waters.
This struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one;
or it may be both.  But there must be a struggle
before the battle can be won.

Frederick Douglass, ex-slave and abolitionist

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