If a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., (1929-1968) Pastor, Civil Rights Activist, Morehouse College ’48
Good things don’t come to those who wait. They come to those who agitate! Julian Bond, NAACP Chairman, Member, Georgia House of Representatives, Civil Rights Activist
One day the history of this great period of social change will be written in all of its completeness. On that bright day our nation will recognize its real heroes. They will be thousands of dedicated men and women with a noble sense of purpose that enables them to face fury and hostile mobs with …
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman, Morehouse College ’23, author, philosopher, theologian, educator and civil rights leader.
We must act now. David Satcher, M.D., PhD, Public Health Adminstrator, Physician, Surgeon General (1998-2002), Morehouse College ’63
I think people who have faults are a lot more interesting than people who are perfect. Spike Lee, Actor, Director Producer, Screenwriter, Morehouse College ’79
I grew up in Wilmington, Delaware where I was one of the top junior golfers in the state. I was highly recruited for golf across the east coast but decided to stay local and attend Wilmington University. At the start of my sophomore year at Wilmington University, I decided I wanted to transfer down south …
Don’t let anybody take your manhood. Be proud of our heritage; as somebody said earlier tonight, we don’t have anything to be ashamed of. Somebody told a lie one day. They couched it in language. They made everything black, ugly and evil. Look in your dictionary and see the synonyms of the word ‘black.’ It’s …
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite HOPE. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse ’48
We ought not to seek greatness; we ought to seek to serve and when we seek to serve we will bump into greatness along the way. – Rev. Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, minister, scholar, social activist and the sixth president of Morehouse College (1894 – 1984).