you must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.— Rosa Parks
Uplifting Black Inspirational quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it.
Clouds come floating into my life from other days no longer to shed rain or usher storm but to give colour to my sunset sky.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.
It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
The United States has been called the melting pot of the world.
But it seems to me that the colored man either missed getting into the pot or he got melted down.
We've all got both light and dark inside us.
What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
I believe unconditionally in the ability of people to respond when they are told the truth. We need to be taught to study rather than believe, to inquire rather than to affirm.
There is no negro problem. The problem is whether the American people have loyalty enough, honor enough, patriotism enough, to live up to their own constitution
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
No human being should ever have to fear for his own life because of political or religious beliefs. We are all in this together, my friends, the rich, the poor, the red, white, black, brown and yellow. We share responsibility for Mother Earth and those who live and breathe upon her ..never forget that.
Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself.
If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.
It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.
Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that's in us.
In the dark times, if you have something to hold on to, which is yourself, you'll survive.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
My father was a slave and my people died to build this country and I am going to stay here and have a part of it just like you.
You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can't go wrong. The world is behind you.
Unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.
I've always believed that I could do whatever I set my mind to do.
You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don't have to explain things with words.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
I'm convinced that we Black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, to get through, and to get over.
We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.
Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
we are the ones we have been waiting for
We are the ones we've been waiting for.
I'm realizing, you don't need to change anything about yourself.
This is who you are, and it's okay. That's daring.
My mental boundaries expanded when I viewed the Earth against a black and uninviting vacuum, yet my country's rich traditions had conditioned me to look beyond man-made boundaries and prejudices. One does not have to undertake a space flight to come by this feeling.
Good design keeps the user happy, the manufacturer in the black and the aesthete unoffended.