Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Mary Frances Berry
(1938-____) born on
Feb 17
US "government official, author". "She was chief educational officer of U.S., 1977-80; headed U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1980-; wrote "Black Resistance/White Law," 1971."

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F
"My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing."

R
"If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in the bus in Montgomery, she'd still be standing."
A
"The time when you need to do something is when no one else is willing to do it, when people are saying it can't be done."
N
"Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities."
K
"When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "USA Today," 1 Jun 1984."
R: ""I Dream a World," Brian Lanker, 1989."
A: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
N: "In "USA Today," 1 Jun 1984."
K: ""I Dream a World," by Brian Lanker, 1989."


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