Monday, January 19, 2009
I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.
--- Harriet Tubman
The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
--- Rosa Parks
...[H]e would be no slave, must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to othes, deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, can not long retain it.
--- Abraham Lincoln
I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
-- Jackie Robinson
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
--- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have asserted a firm conviction – a conviction rooted in my faith in God and my faith in the American people – that working together we can move beyond some of our old racial wounds, and that in fact we have no choice if we are to continue on the path of a more perfect union.
--- Barack Obama