Quotes

15 Inspirational Quotes By Rosa Parks

Posted on Sat Feb 03, 2018 Posted by Admin

1.  Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
 


2.  Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
 


3.  People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically… No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
 


4.  Each person must live their life as a model for others.
 


5.  God has always given me the strength to say what is right.
 


6.  There is just so much hurt, disappointment, and oppression one can take… The line between reason and madness grows thinner.
 


7.  I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free.
 


8.  I’m tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.
 


9.  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.
 


10. Let us look at Jim Crow for the criminal he is and what he has done to one life multiplied millions of times over these United States and the world. He walks us on a tightrope from birth.
 


11. As far back as I can remember, I knew there was something wrong with our way of life when people could be mistreated because of the color of their skin.
 


12. You spend your whole lifetime in your occupation, actually making life clever, easy and convenient for white people. But when you have to get transportation home, you are denied an equal accommodation. Our existence was for the white man’s comfort and well-being; we had to accept being deprived of just being human.
 


13. At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in.
 


14. Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.
 


15. Time begins the healing process of wounds cut deeply by oppression. We soothe ourselves with the salve of attempted indifference, accepting the false pattern set up by the horrible restriction of Jim Crow laws.