Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Barbara Jordan
(1936-1996) born on
Feb 21
US "lawyer, educator, politician". "She served as U.S. congressional representative from Texas, 1972-78; first black congresswoman to come from the Deep South."

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F
There is no obstacle in the path of young people who are poor or members of minority groups that hard work and preparation cannot cure.

R
"If you're going to play the game [politics] properly, you'd better know every rule."
A
"I live a day at a time. Each day I look for a kernel of excitement. In the morning, I say: 'What is my exciting thing for today?' Then, I do the day. Don't ask me about tomorrow."
N
We must exchange the philosophy of excuse -- what I am is beyond my control for the philosophy of responsibility.
K
Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Barbara Jordan," 1977."
R: "In "Ebony Magazine," 1 Feb 1975."
A: "In "Parade," 16 Feb 1986."
N: "Speech at Bar Association, 1967."
K: ""Barbara Jordan," 1977."


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