Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
World peace and brotherhood are based on a common understanding of the contributions and cultures of all races and creeds
I thought, maybe the difference between white folks and colored is just this matter of reading and writing. I made up my mind I would know my letters.
If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything … that smacks of discrimination or slander.
Cease to be a drudge, seek to be an artist.
If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebears, who stood firmly like a rock against the lash of slavery, we shall find a way to do for our day what they did for theirs.
I never stop to plan. I take things step by step.
Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.
Believe in yourself, learn, and never stop wanting to build a better world.