African American Quotes...
"Black people's grace has been what they do with
Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize in
"It's pretty hard for the Lord to guide you if you haven't made up your mind which
way you want to go."
Mme. C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur
"It doesn't matter what you are trying to accomplish. It's all a matter of
--Wilma Rudolph, Olympic Track Star
"Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles."
--Jean Toomer, Novelist
"He who fears is literally delivered to destruction."
-Howard Thruman, Minister
"Lord, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear."
Ruby Dee, Actor
"Of my two 'handicaps', being female put many more obstacles in my path than being
Shirley Chisholm, Politician
"Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who
The Late James Baldwin, Writer and Activist
"The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less."
The Late Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther Party Leader
"You lose a lot of time hating people."
The Late Marian Anderson, Singer
"The answer to injustice is not to silence the critic, but to end the
Richard Wright, Novelist
All quotations extracted from African American Quotations, Richard Newman compiler.
"When the tiger is in pursuit, even the mule speeds up his trot."
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