"If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it"..... Jesse Jackson
"I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will"..... Maya Angelou
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality"..... Martin Luther King Jr.
"A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people"..... Frederick Douglass
"Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard"..... Colin Powell
"Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend" ..... Marian Anderson
"There ain't no man who can avoid being born average. But there ain't no reason why a man has to be common"..... Satchel Paige
"Spare me the grim litany of the "realist"; give me the unrealistic aspirations of the optimist any day"..... Colin Powell