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15 Quotes To Empower My Black Kings & Queens

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Hey my beautiful Kings & Queens! Today I’m going to get straight to the point and let you all know how beautiful, powerful, talented and needed you are with my list of quotes to uplift you all.

Check them out below:

1. “I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.”Madam C.J. Walker

2. “Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that’s the foundation for everything great.”Jay-Z

3. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”Maya Angelou

4. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”President Barack Obama

5. “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” Arthur Ashe

6. “Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.”Dorothy Height

7. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”Booker T. Washington

8. “Black people cannot and will not become integrated into American society on any terms but those of self-determination and autonomy.”Gerda Lerner

9. “Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death.”Lena Horne

10. “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.”Marian Wright Edelman

11. “What you’re thinking is what you’re becoming.”Muhammad Ali

12. “You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining.  You make progress by implementing ideas.” Shirley Chisholm

13. “Power is not given to you.  You have to take it.”Beyonce

14. “I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.” Muhammad Ali

15. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”Harriet Tubman

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