Clemens：If you want to survive,do and say aslittle as possible. Tell no one who you really are,andtell no one that you can read and write. Unless youwant to be a dead nigger.
Clemens：The rest here are niggers, born and bredslaves. Niggers aren't got the stomach for afight.Not a damn one.
All I know,where we keep travelling we wish we diedtrying.
Clemens：Survival is not about certain death, it isabout keeping your dead down.
Solomon：Days ago I was with my family in myhome. Now you tell me all is lost. Tell no one who Ireally am? If I want to survive.Well, I don't want tosurvive, I want to live.
Solomon：I survive! I will not fall into despair! I willoffer up my talents to Master Ford. I will keep myselfhearty until freedom is opportune!
Solomon：My back is thick with scars from protesting my freedom.