20 Best Rosa Parks Famous Quotes

20 Best Rosa Parks Famous Quotes

Rosa Parks Famous Quotes:

 

 

1.”You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”

– Rosa Parks

2.”I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free.”

– Rosa Parks

3.”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.”

– Rosa Parks

4.”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

 

 

5.”I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up, and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.”

– Rosa Parks

6.”I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.”

– Rosa Parks

7.”Differences of race, nationality or religion should not be used to deny any human being citizenship rights or privileges.”

– Rosa Parks

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

– Rosa Parks

9.“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”

– Rosa Parks

 

 

10.“I knew someone had to take the first step and I made up my mind not to move.”

– Rosa Parks

11.”I have been refused entrance on the buses because I would not pay my fare at the front and go around to the rear door to enter. That was the custom if the bus was crowded up to the point where the white passengers would start occupying.”
– Rosa Parks
12.”It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn’t feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.”
– Rosa Parks
13.”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
14.”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
15.’The Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute accepts people of any race. We don’t discriminate against anyone. We teach people to reach their highest potential. I set examples by the way I lead my life.”
– Rosa Parks
16.”You spend your whole lifetime in your occupation, actually making life clever, easy and convenient for white people. But when you have to get transportation home, you are denied an equal accommodation. Our existence was for the white man’s comfort and well-being; we had to accept being deprived of just being human.”
– Rosa Parks
17.”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
18.”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
19.”I have never been what you would call just an integrationist. I know I’ve been called that… Integrating that bus wouldn’t mean more equality. Even when there was segregation, there was plenty of integration in the South, but it was for the benefit and convenience of the white person, not us.”
– Rosa Parks
20.”Whites would accuse you of causing trouble when all you were doing was acting like a normal human being instead of cringing.”
– Rosa Parks
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