” Each of you, as an individual, must pick your own goals. Listen to others, but do not become a blind follower. “


” What is the quality of your intent? “


” When you hear a lot of stories about Africa, and you get to a place like Kenya and other countries like that, where they think the same way we do, I was happy to find that the Schedule of Rights that I drew for the Kenyan Government was working very well. “


” This is a great country, but fortunately for you, it is not perfect. There is much to be done to bring about complete equality. Remove hunger. Bring reality closer to theory and democratic principles. “


” Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on. “


” We could get more action in the South because the Negroes had a feeling that they were being oppressed. But you take New York, for example: they’d give Negroes little five-cent jobs here and there – and they thought they had something. And the same in Chicago and any of the metropolitan areas. “


” Black’ is an adjective, in my book, and the way I use it, sometimes I’ll say ‘black people.’ But if I’m talking about a person, I’m going to say ‘a Negro,’ because I was taught to say that, and I don’t see any reason to change it. I don’t think that gives pride or anything else. I don’t think you get pride by calling yourself this or that. “


” I never worked hard until I got to the Howard Law School and met Charlie Houston… I saw this man’s dedication, his vision, his willingness to sacrifice, and I told myself, ‘You either shape up or ship out.’ When you are being challenged by a great human being, you know that you can’t ship out. “



All 8 Thurgood Marshall Quotes about You in picture


Each of you, as an individual, must pick your own goals. Listen to others, but do not become a blind follower.
What is the quality of your intent?


When you hear a lot of stories about Africa, and you get to a place like Kenya and other countries like that, where they think the same way we do, I was happy to find that the Schedule of Rights that I drew for the Kenyan Government was working very well.
This is a great country, but fortunately for you, it is not perfect. There is much to be done to bring about complete equality. Remove hunger. Bring reality closer to theory and democratic principles.
Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.
We could get more action in the South because the Negroes had a feeling that they were being oppressed. But you take New York, for example: they
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I never worked hard until I got to the Howard Law School and met Charlie Houston... I saw this man
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