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Rosa Parks (Social Activist)

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.
Rosa Parks hope
I did not get on the bus to get arrested. I got on the bus to go home.
rosa parks home
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.
rosa parks fear
I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.
rosa parks history
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
rosa parks life
I had felt for a long time, that if I was ever told to get up so a white person could sit, that I would refuse to do so.
rosa parks time
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.
rosa parks hurt
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.
rosa parks desire
All I was doing was trying to get home from work.
rosa parks work
Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Todays mighty oak is yesterdays nut that held its ground.
Rosa Parks you
I have learned over the years that when ones mind is made up, this diminshes fear.
Rosa Parks fear
Victory or defeat? It is the slogan of all-powerful militarism in every belligerent nation. And yet, what can victory bring to the proletariat?
Rosa Parks power
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.
Rosa Parks time
I have learned over the years that when ones mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks fear
I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free.
Rosa Parks people
Im tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.
Rosa Parks zen
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didnt feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.
Rosa Parks work
My only concern was to get home after a hard days work.
Rosa Parks 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.
Rosa Parks hope
Why do you all push us around?
Rosa Parks you
I do the very best I can to look upon life with optimism and hope and looking forward to a better day, but I dont think there is any such thing as complete happiness. I think when you say youre happy, you have everything you need and everything you want, and nothing more to wish for. I havent reached that stage yet.
Rosa Parks life
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Rosa Parks work

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