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#1. Life is an irritation. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#2. The black woman had had to struggle against being a person of great strength. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#3. HASSEN: Perhaps I will never get over the shame of disappointment, but it will not destroy me. - Author: Ruby Dixon
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#4. We had people of all backgrounds coming together - all races, all creeds, all colors, all status in life. And coming together there was a kind of quiet dignity and a kind of sense of caring and a feeling of joint responsibility. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#5. We have to realize we are building a movement. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#6. I don't worry too much about people hating or insulting me. I'm a sinful man, and I've made a lot of mistakes. People have reason to hate me. - Author: Phil Robertson
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#7. I want to be remembered as one who tried. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#8. We are not a problem people, we are people with problems. - Author: Dorothy Height
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you worry about who is going to get credit, you don't get much work done. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#10. I think of my life as a unity of circles. Some are concentric, others overlap, but they all connect in some way. Sometimes the connections don't happen for years. But when they do, I marvel. As in a shimmering kaleidoscope, familiar patterns keep unfolding - Author: Dorothy Height
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#11. If the time is not ripe, we have to ripen the time. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#12. We've got to work to save our children and do it with full respect for the fact that if we do not, no one else is going to do it. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#13. If the times aren't ripe, you have to ripen the times. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#14. She drew herself up to her full height - it was a little difficult on a donkey - and said primly, I have always found that in painful situations it is a sensible idea to take each hour as it comes and not to anticipate beyond. But oh how I wish I could have a bath! - Author: Dorothy Gilman
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#15. Civil rights are civil rights. There are no persons who are not entitled to their civil rights. We have to recognize that we have a long way to go, but we have to go that way together. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#16. Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#17. Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#18. There is no contradiction between effective law enforcement and respect for civil and human rights. Dr. King did not stir us to move for our civil rights to have them taken away in these kinds of fashions. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#19. Since I am me, I find it very difficult to judge how fascinating listening to my nasal, heavily-accented drone for two hours would be to somebody who wasn't me. - Author: Alan Moore
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#20. I am the product of many whose lives have touched mine, from the famous, distinguished, and powerful to the little known and the poor. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#21. Progress comes from caring more about what needs to be done than about who gets the credit - Author: Dorothy Height
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#22. We have to improve life, not just for those who have the most skills and those who know how to manipulate the system. But also for and with those who often have so much to give but never get the opportunity. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#23. My mother helped me understand how not to show off what I knew, but how to use it so that others might benefit. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#24. A man of over thirty might be held to be at the height of his powers, but not necessarily of his wisdom. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#25. Whatever my doubts, however heavy the burden, I feel that I must accept the task of helping to make this nation and this world a better place to live in - for all men, black and white alike. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#26. A Negro woman has the same kind of problems as other women, but she can't take the same things for granted. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#27. No one will do for you what you need to do for yourself. We cannot afford to be separate. We have to see that all of us are in the same boat. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#28. The Black family of the future will foster our liberation, enhance our self-esteem, and shape our ideas and goals. - Author: Dorothy Height
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#29. He was my Prince Charming, but I wasn't his Cinderella. - Author: Ilsa Madden-Mills
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#30. When you're a black woman, you seldom get to do what you just want to do; you always do what you have to do. - Author: Dorothy Height
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