LIST YOUR FAVORITE QUOTES.
“If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.” – Audre Lorde
“Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.” – Zora Neale Hurston
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou
“A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.” – Pearl Bailey
“I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else’s whim or to someone else’s ignorance.” = bell hooks
“Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” – Alice Walker
“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker
“Deal with yourself as an individual worthy of respect, and make everyone else deal with you the same way.” – Nikki Giovanni
“Give light and people will find the way.” – Ella Baker
TAKE ACTION: What do your favorite quotes have in common? Choose one qualitu or theme to incorporate into your daily life this week.