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Saturday, August 02, 2008

And I Quote...

I have aspirations to be quoted someday.

I wish to master and articulate my thoughts in the eloquent, inspirational and effective manner that these wise individuals have.

For, there is not a cause more noble than planting and cultivating the seeds of knowledge...

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced,
where ignora
nce prevails, and where any one class
is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy t
o oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” - Frederick Douglass

“It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.”
- Shirley Chisholm

“The man who views the world
at 50 the same way he did at 20
has wasted 30 years of his life. - Mohammed Ali

“I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is trying
to please everybody.”
- Bill Cosby

“There will always be men struggling to change,
and there will always be tho
se who are
controlled by the past.”
- Ernest J. Gaines

“I have learned over the years
that when one's mind is made up,
this diminshes fear.”
- Rosa Parks

“That . . . man . . . says women can't have as much rights as man, cause Christ
wasn't a woman. Where did your Christ come from? . . . From God and a woman. Man had nothing to do with him.” - Sojourner Truth

“The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself—the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us—that's where it's at.” - Jesse Owens, Blackthink

“Sometimes you've got to let everything go—purge yourself . . . If you are unhappy with anything . . . whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you'll find that when you're free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.” - Tina Turner

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