| Each person must live their life as a model for others.
| Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
| Why do you all push us around?
| All I was doing was trying to get home from work.
| I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.
| Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.
| Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
| At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in.
| I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free.
| Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.
| It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.
| My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work.
| I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.