Start your day off right with 20 motivational quotes from dope Black people

On Making Progress In Your Life

“I got my start by giving myself a start.” –Madame CJ Walker

“Start where you are, with what you have. Make something of it and never be satisfied.” –George Washington Carver

“Dreams are lovely. But they are just dreams. Fleeting, ephemeral, pretty. But dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It’s hard work that makes things happen. It’s hard work that creates change.” –Shonda Rhimes

“What’s the world for if you can’t make it up the way you want it?” –Toni Morrison

“You don’t have to be one of those people that accept things as they are. Every day, take responsibility for changing them right where you are.” –Cory Booker

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” –Martin Luther King Jr.

“The progress of the world will call for the best that all of us have to give.” –Mary McLeod Bethune

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DeWayne Rogers
DeWayne Rogers

I write. I create. I take photos. In my spare time, I'm also a part-time super-hero. Go figure.



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