The goal of Dr. Martin Luther King is to give Negroes a chance to sit in a segregated restaurant beside the same white man who had brutalized them for 400 years.
From the ashes of a financial crash, there is a chance to create a new economic settlement that is more equal, sustainable and democratic.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
There are people who want to make men’s lives more difficult for no other reason than the chance it provides them afterwards to offer their prescription for alleviating life; their Christianity, for instance.
You grow up in America and you’re told from day one, ‘This is the land of opportunity.’ That everybody has an equal chance to make it in this country. And then you look at places like Harlem, and you say, ‘That is absolutely a lie.’
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed.
Hey, you got something going here. I think we’ve got a chance for some progressive policy that actually focuses on poor and working people.
If you begin feeling beaten, you will achieve nothing. If you fight, you will perhaps have a chance of achieving something.
There’s no reason why children in inner cities or rural areas do not receive the same quality education or opportunities as those in suburbs or wealthy neighborhoods. If we truly believe in giving all citizens a chance to pursue happiness and pursue their goals, then we cannot continue to marginalize entire groups of people.