January 13th, 2015 by harlemhouse

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“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 given a bullet.

Selma has awakened
my humanity.

Selma is now.”

  • Common

(* Common and John Legend Win the 2015 Golden Globe for Best Original Song – Motion Picture.)

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December 28th, 2014 by harlemhouse

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

  • Muhammad Ali

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December 22nd, 2014 by HarlemMom

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

  • Marcel Proust

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December 3rd, 2014 by harlemhouse

“We must learn to live together as brothers,
or perish together as fools.”

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

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November 4th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“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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August 22nd, 2014 by harlemhouse
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“The only place success comes before work is in
the dictionary.”
– Vince Lombardi
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August 11th, 2014 by harlemhouse

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“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led
by your dreams.”

  • Ralph Waldo Emmerson

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August 5th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

~ Nelson Mandela

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July 21st, 2014 by harlemhouse

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“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”

– Haruki Murakami

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July 15th, 2014 by HarlemMom

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“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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