Rosa Parks quotes

 quotes - Each person must live their life as a model for others. Share

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.”

— Rosa Parks

 quotes - I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free. Share

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

— Rosa Parks

 quotes - Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others. Share

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

— Rosa Parks

 quotes - I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen. Share

“I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.”

— Rosa Parks

“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

“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

“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

“All I was doing was trying to get home from work.”

— Rosa Parks

“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

“Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.”

— Rosa Parks

“Why do you all push us around?”

— Rosa Parks

“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

“My only concern was to get home after a hard day's work.”

— Rosa Parks
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