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Quotes to Celebrate Black History Month

Quotes to Celebrate Black History Month

“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.” — Dorothy Height

“You can never know where you are going unless you know where you have been.” — Amelia Boynton Robinson

“I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.” — Septima Poinsette Clark

“When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid." — Audre Lorde

“Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.” — Coretta Scott King

“Don't agonize, organize.” — Florynce Kennedy

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.” — Maya Angelou

“Whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free . . . your true self comes out." — Tina Turner

“If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.” — Toni Morrison

“You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.” — Diana Ross

“There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.” — Michelle Obama


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