Quotes of Roy Wilkins


The players in this drama of frustration and indignity are not commas or semicolons in a legislative thesis; they are people, human beings, citizens of the United States of America.

- Roy Wilkins

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“ Whether I retire to bed early or late, I rise with the sun. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our handand melting like a snowflake... ”

- Sir Francis Bacon

“ We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ”

- Joseph Campbell

“ Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. ”

- Mother Teresa

“ It didn't make you noble to step away from something that wasn't working, even if you thought you were the reason for the malfunction. Especially then. It just made you a quitter. Because if you were the problem, chances were you could also be the solution. The only way to find out was to take another shot. ”

- Sarah Dessen

“ Girls love each other like animals. There is something ferocious and unselfconscious about it. We don't guard ourselves like we do with boys. No one trains us to shield our hearts from each other. With girls, it's total vulnerability from the beginning. Our skin is bare and soft. We love with claws and teeth and the blood is just proof of how much. It's feral. And it's relentless. ”

- Leah Raeder

“ There is no limit to go up, But when you see down, you will see yourself as intermediate ”

- Kuldeep Chauhan

“ The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ Don’t wait for things to happen. Make them happen. ”

- Roy Bennett

“ But hurry, let's entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed. ”

- Federico Garcia Lorca

“ Ignorance reveals our humanity, love announces our divinity. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ There isn’t one story in the world that exist today that talks about triumph or success, where will was not attached. You have to to have will and drive more than just saying that you “want” something or want to do something. You have to do it. The Affidavit of Niedria Dionne Kenny ”

- Niedria DIO

“ It’s good to be openminded, but not so open that your brains fall out. Jacob Needleman ”

- Jacob Needleman

“ The distinction between pretending you are better than you are and beginning to be better in reality is finer than moral sleuth hounds conceive. ”

- C.S. Lewis

“ If everyone could be a successful and rich author, there would be no point in working so hard. Where is the fun in that? ”

- L.A. Jones

“ Nelly, I am Heathcliff he's always, always in my mind not as a pleasure, any more then I am always a pleasure to myself but, as my own being. ”

- Emily Bronte

“ Speak up, be honest, be truthful, avoidance makes matters worse and only creates more anguish, it does not prevent the inevitable happening. ”

- Hazel Butterworth

“ It is important that when we make a resolution, or establish a goal, that we take the ACTION necessary to accomplish that goal. ”

- Steve Maraboli

“ Love is an incurable disease. In love, there is permanent suffering. Those who love and those who are happy are not the same ”

- Marcel Proust

“ Some people are meant to fall in love with each other, but not meant to be together. ”

- Unknown

“ Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. ”

- Sigmund Freud

“ Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that's all. You can't see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it. ”

- Mitch Albom

“ The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. ”

- Maya Angelou

“ All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. Art isn't your pet it's your kid. It grows up and talks back to you. ”

- joss whedon