Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.
Brave doesn't mean you're not scared. It means you go on even though you're scared.
What's the point of having a voice if you're gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn't be?
You can destroy wood and brick, but you can't destroy a movement.
At an early age I learned that people make mistakes, and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them.
Intentions always look better on paper than in reality.
Funny. Slave masters thought they were making a difference in black people’s lives too. Saving them from their 'wild African ways.' Same shit, different century. I wish people like them would stop thinking that people like me need saving.
Your voices matter, your dreams matter, your lives matter. Be roses that grow in the concrete.
People say misery loves company, but I think it’s like that with anger too.
Good-byes hurt the most when the other person's already gone.
Funny how it works with white kids though. It’s dope to be black until it’s hard to be black.
Don’t let them put words in your mouth. God gave you a brain. You don’t need theirs.
Funerals aren’t for dead people. They’re for the living.
No matter what we say or how loud we shout, they will never hear us.
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One day, I know the struggle will change. There's got to be a change - not only for Mississippi, not only for the people in the United States, but people all over the world.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Mississippi - and that's pretty much the same thing.
That's when you know you've found somebody special. When you can just shut the fck up for a minute and comfortably share the silence.
Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction12
A vote is like a rifle, its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.