Ronald Reagan was older than I was when he ran for president.
Obama used to be a community organizer. He knows how to build communities.
I was born in a slum, but the slum wasn’t born in me.
The cynic says, ‘One man can’t do anything.’ I say, ‘Only one man can do anything.’
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.
Who lives long and who dies prematurely, is the defining issue of our time. And I submit to you, there’s a significant race dimension, it is basically class-driven.
If the states had to vote on slavery, we would have lost the vote.
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.