Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.
A Negro woman has the same kind of problems as other women, but she can’t take the same things for granted.
We have to realize we are building a movement.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
We’ve got to work to save our children and do it with full respect for the fact that if we do not, no one else is going to do it.
We had people of all backgrounds coming together – all races, all creeds, all colors, all status in life. And coming together there was a kind of quiet dignity and a kind of sense of caring and a feeling of joint responsibility.