Rosa Parks Quotes

19 Rosa Parks quotes:

"a living icon for freedom in America."
Author: Parks Quotes Category: America Quotes
"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."
"All I was doing was trying to get home from work."
"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."
"Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way."
"My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work."
"Each person must live their life as a model for others."
"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."
"Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others."
Author: Parks Quotes Category: American Activist Quotes Memories Quotes
"Why do you all push us around?"
"I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen."
"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."
"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."
"Victory or defeat? It is the slogan of all-powerful militarism in every belligerent nation. And yet, what can victory bring to the proletariat?"
Author: Parks Quotes Category: Defeat Quotes
"The only tired I was, was tired of giving in,"
Author: Parks Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"was the catalyst of one of the most important freedom movements not only in American history but in world history .. indeed she became the symbol and personification of our nonviolent struggle for liberation and human dignity."
Author: Parks Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Mother Parks, take your rest."
Author: Parks Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"if she could not survive as humble and as sweet as she was in a segregated society ? nobody could survive."
Author: Parks Quotes Category: Society Quotes

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