African American Quotations

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1854. All my limitations are self-imposed, and my liberation can only come from true self-love.

Max Robinson, 1939- Journalist

1855. I just run. I don't know why I run so fast.

Wilma Rudolph, 1940-1994 Olympic track star

1856. Having God for my friend and portion, what have I to fear? As long as it is the will of God, I rejoice that I am as I am.

Maria W. Stewart, 1803-1879 Lecturer

1857. You've got to love yourself enough, not only so that others will be able to love you, but that you'll be able to love others.

Cornel West, 1954- Philosopher and Activist

1858. If I did not want others to violate my life, how could I voluntarily violate it myself?

Richard Wright, 1908-1960 Novelist

1859. No one can figure out your worth but you.

Pearl Bailey, 1918-1990 Entertainer


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