|"A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever."|
|"America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth."|
|"At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division"|
|"Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change"|
|"Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy"|
|"If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it."|
|"If you run, you might lose. If you don't run, you're guaranteed to lose"|
|"In many ways, history is marked as 'before' and 'after' Rosa Parks. She sat down in order that we all might stand up, and the walls of segregation came down"|
|"In politics, an organized minority is a political majority."|
|"It is time for us to turn to each other, not on each other"|
|"Keep hope alive!
|"Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
|"No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams"|
|"Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rater than pushed by our memories"|
|"Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
|"We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up"|
|"When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through."|
|"When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
|"Your children need your presence more than your presents.