Barbara Jordan Quotes
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
We cannot improve on the system of government handed down to us by the founders of the Republic. There is no way to improve upon that. But what we can do is to find new ways to implement that system and realize our destiny.
Ninety-five percent of the murders and violent crimes are committed by men. Does this mean we should lock up all men?
We have the potential to move not only our nation, but also our world, toward a brighter future, grounded in justice and equality.
Freedom is not a gift received from government, but a right that belongs to each and every one of us.
We must find common ground and work together to address the challenges facing our nation.
The great task before us is to break the chains of inequality and injustice, and create a society that truly values every individual.
I have always believed that our differences are what make us strong, and it is through embracing diversity that we can truly achieve greatness.
The power of the people is greater than the people in power.
We must never forget the power of our voices and the impact we can have when we stand up for what is right.
Our country’s strength lies not in its military might, but in its commitment to justice and freedom for all.
The true measure of a society is how well it treats its most vulnerable members.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Everyone deserves a fair chance, regardless of their race, gender, or background.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
I believe that education is the key to unlocking a brighter future for all.
We must invest in the next generation, providing them with the tools they need to succeed.
The American Dream should be within reach of everyone, regardless of their circumstances.
When we lift up those who have been left behind, we all rise.
A democracy is not a spectator sport.
We must not be afraid to speak up and fight for what we believe in.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Change begins with each and every one of us.
Progress is never easy, but it is always worth fighting for.
We must remember that our actions today will shape the world of tomorrow.
Our country’s history is defined by those who have spoken out against injustice and fought for a better future.
We must learn from the mistakes of the past in order to build a brighter future.
It is not enough to simply condemn injustice, we must take action to dismantle the systems that perpetuate it.
Our differences should be celebrated, not feared.
When we come together, there is nothing we cannot achieve.
The greatest weapon against injustice is education.
We must strive for excellence in everything we do, knowing that our actions have the power to make a difference.
The power to change the world lies within each and every one of us.
We must be the change we wish to see in the world.
The only limit to our impact is our imagination.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the willingness to act in spite of it.
Our nation’s greatness lies not in its military might, but in its compassion and willingness to help those in need.
We must create a world where every child can reach their full potential, regardless of their circumstances.
The key to success lies in our ability to adapt and embrace change.
We must always strive to do what is right, not just what is easy.
There is strength in unity, and by working together, we can achieve greatness.
Our diversity is our greatest strength, and by embracing it, we can create a brighter future for all.
We must never forget the power of hope and the impact it can have on our lives and the world around us.
Change starts with us, and it starts today.
We must be the voice for those who have been silenced.
Every great change starts with a single step.
The future belongs to those who believe in the power of their dreams.
Our success as a nation depends on our ability to lift each other up, rather than tear each other down.
The greatest gift we can give to our children is a world free from discrimination and injustice.
We are all connected, and it is through our collective efforts that we can create a brighter future for all.