Quotes by Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The United States Congress has called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F.

Quotes by Rosa Parks
Quote by Rosa Parks

God has always given me the strength to say what is right.

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Quote by Rosa Parks

Each person must live their life as a model for others.

Selflessness
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Quote by Rosa Parks

People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically... No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.

Human Rights, Racism
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Quote by Rosa Parks

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.

Racism
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Quote by Rosa Parks

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.

Memory
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