Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights activist whose peaceful tactics but continuous fight for equal rights for all, solidify his place in history. I have always been moved and touched by King’s inspirational words and I believe, now more than ever, we need to hear them more often. Continue reading “King’s Inspirational Quotes”
Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.
Does my sassiness upset you?
Why are you beset with gloom?
’Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells
Pumping in my living room.
Just like moons and like suns,
With the certainty of tides,
Just like hopes springing high,
Still I’ll rise.
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