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Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

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Black history is peppered with strong leaders. These black inspirational quotes remind us of the conviction and strength of heart that inspired a cultural revolution in the United States. The words of these Americans, like these inspirational quotes for college students, are full of encouragement.

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month:

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

Power doesn’t have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it.

Ralph Ellison

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Quote

You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go… Don’t ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody – a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns – bent down and helped us pick up our boots.

Thurgood Marshall

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.

Lena Horne

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

When ordinary people decide to do extraordinary things they transform their lives and the lives of others around them.

Oprah Winfrey
Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Audre Lorde

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

I never intended to become a run-of-the-mill person.

Barbara Jordan

Denzel Washington Quote

Luck is where opportunity meets preparation.

Denzel Washington

Booker T Washington Quote

Character is power.

Booker T. Washington

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

Never look down on anybody unless you helping him up.

Jesse Jackson

Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inspirational Quotes for Black History

These black inspirational quotes show the strength of character and hope of men and women striving for a better world. Let their words inspire you!

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