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Quote of the Day Archive

“Nothing is more impressive than a woman who is secure in the unique way God made her.”

 

- Rhonda Kulczyk, Author   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”

 

- Mother Teresa (1910 -1997), Nun and Missionary   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ She is clothed with strength and dignity; She can laugh at the days to come.”

 

- Proverbs 31:25, New International Version   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ I've put up with too much, too long, and now I'm just too intelligent, too powerful, too beautiful, too sure of who I am finally to deserve anything less.”

 

-Sandra Cisneros, Author   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“...'Cause I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me.”

 

-Maya Angelou (1928-2014), Author, Orator, Hollywood's First Female Black Director  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.”

 

-Malala Yousafzai, Activist and Nobel Prize Laureate  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.”

 

-Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), Former First Lady of the United States  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”

 

-Shirley Chilsom (1924-2005), First African American Congresswoman  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

 

- Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), South Africa’s First Black President, Nobel Prize Winner and Anti-Apartheid Activist   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ And I give all the glory to God. It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.”

 

- Gabrielle Douglas, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

 

- Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge.”

 

- Toni Morrison, Nobel, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Former Professor Emeritus of Princeton University   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.”

 

- African Proverb  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ As long as I'm alive, I will continue to try to understand more because the work of the heart is never done.”

 

- Muhammad Ali (192-2016), Heavyweight Champion Boxer and Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.”

 

- Susan L. Taylor, Former Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.”

 

- James Baldwin (1924-1987), Novelist, Playwright, Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.”

 

- Dr. Mae Jemison, Physician, Scientist, and First African American Female Astronaut   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“  ... I, too, am America.”

 

- Langston Hughes ( 1902-1967) Author and Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Miracles happen all the time.

 

We're here, aren't we?” 

 

- Marilyn Nelson, Educator, Poet, Author   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.”

 

- Thurgood Marshall, First African American U.S. Supreme Court Justice  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Healing begins where the wound was made.”

 

- Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, and Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself—the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us—that’s where it’s at.”

 

- Jesse Owens (1913- 1980), Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ For I am my mother’s daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart.”

 

- Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955), Educator, Former Presidential Advisor, Activist   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”

 

- Colin Powell, First African American U.S. Secretary of State, and First to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

 

- Maya Angelou, Poet, and Activist 

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ I am where I am because of the bridges that I crossed. Sojourner Truth was a bridge. Harriet Tubman was a bridge. Ida B. Wells was a bridge. Madame C. J. Walker was a bridge. Fannie Lou Hamer was a bridge.”

 

- Oprah Winfrey, American Media Executive, and Philanthropist 

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life . . .”

 

- Deuteronomy 30:19 

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ In short, human life is sacred and respect for human life should be at the center of all we do.”

 

- Carrie Gordon Earll The 'Sanctity of Life' Ethic, Focus on the Family 

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.”

 

- Psalm 139:16, English Standard Version 

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ When we choose to see people as God does, we are moved to love others in a way that honors our creator.”

 

- Focus on the Family, focusonthefamily.com  

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ The time is always right to do what is right.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ Prayer and action are needed to uphold the sanctity of human life. I believe it will not be possible to accomplish our work, the work of saving lives, without being a soul of prayer.”

 

- Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States of America

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ We are called to be voices and advocates for all life, and especially for those who cannot speak for themselves.”

 

- Focus on the Family, focusonthefamily.com

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ So God created mankind in His own image, in the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.”

 

- Genesis 1:26-27, New International Version

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Humans are breathtaking creatures embodying a touch of the Creator Himself and reflected in the wonder of human life.”

 

- Carrie Gordon Earll The 'Sanctity of Life' Ethic, Focus on the Family

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ It is God who gives life. Let us respect and love human life, especially vulnerable life in a mother's womb.”

 

- Pope Francis

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you. . .”

 

- Jeremiah 1:5 New King James Version

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Who are we to make such a decision? To allow another living being - any living being - to die, when ours is the power to prevent it?”

 

- Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic), John Byrne, The Fantastic Four: The Trial of Galactus

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Human life is created in God's image, and that makes it sacred.”

 

- Pastor Colin S. Smith

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.”

 

- Jimmy Carter

39th President of the United States of America, Nobel Peace Prize winner