Category Archives: Quote

Quote: Rihanna – on being self-aware

I wanted to ask her about being a young black woman with power in America but it seemed somehow wrong to speak of this; maybe she was postracial now. So I directed my question to a younger Rihanna, and asked … Continue reading

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Quote: Langston Hughes (Personal)

Personal In an envelope marked: Personal God addressed me a letter. In an envelope marked: Personal I have given my answer. Click here to view the inspiration behind this post.

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

“Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.” Irish Proverb Happy St. Patty’s Day Harlem!

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Quote: Inspired By Serena Williams’ Australian Open Victory Speech

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QUOTE: Common “Selma is now”

“I am the hopeful black woman who was denied her right to vote. I am the caring white supporter killed on the front lines of freedom. I am the unarmed black kid who maybe needed a hand but was instead … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Muhammad Ali “Champion”

“Don’t quit.  Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” Muhammad Ali

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QUOTE: Marcel Proust

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust

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QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Live Together”

“We must learn to live together as brothers, or perish together as fools.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

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QUOTE: Rumi “Raise your words”

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi (*also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)

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QUOTE: #WeAreHere – Alicia Keys

Has Alicia Keys read your mind and your wish list too? ### “The day I wrote this song, I was sitting in a circle of people of all ages and we were asked, “Why are you here.” Why am I … Continue reading

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