Quotes March 05 & 06, 2022

Remember, Claudette Colvin did it first but Rosa & folks chose to take & keep credit.
I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks – 1913-2005 – American Activist in the Civil Rights Movement
“If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.”
Dean Smith
“Power doesn’t have to show off … When you have it, you know it.”
Ralph Ellison
“Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.”
Wilt Chamberlain
“It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.”
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
“You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.”
Jeannette Rankin
Write a new ending for yourself, for the people you’re meant to serve and support, and for your culture.
Brene Brown,
writer, research professor, lecturer, podcast host
“When literature exists, perhaps we do not notice how important it is, but when it does not exist, our lives become coarsened and brutal.”
Mo Yan
Only those with tenacity can march forward in March.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah,
writer, teacher
I felt like I had a right to be anywhere in this universe, that I belonged here as much as any speck of stardust, any comet, any planet.
Mae Jemison,
engineer, physician, astronaut, first Black woman to travel to space
“Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul
Emily Dickinson,
March is Women’s History Month
Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?
I paint flowers so they will not die.
Frida Kahlo,
March is Women’s History Month