Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.
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.
Knowledge is the prime need of the hour
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.
There is a place in God's sun for the youth 'farthest down' who has the vision, the determination, and the courage to reach it.
Forgiving is not about forgetting, it's letting go of the hurt
Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.
The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.
Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
I never stop to plan. I take things step by step.