About Beilby Porteus:
Beilby Porteus was a Church of England reformer and a leading abolitionist in England. He was the first Anglican in a position of authority to seriously challenge the Church's position on slavery.
Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.
One murder made a villain, Millions a hero.
He who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over.
War its thousands slays, Peace its ten thousands.