20 Best Rosa Parks Quotes

20 Best Rosa Parks Quotes

Famous Rosa Parks Quotes:-

 

Rosa Parks is called the ‘First Lady of Civil Rights Movement’ and ‘The Mother of the Freedom Movement’ by the United States Congress. She is also the first woman and third non-U.S. government official to lie in honor at Capitol Rotunda.

 

“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.”
― 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

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

“People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.”
― Rosa Parks

“As a child, I learned from the Bible to trust in God and not be afraid. And I felt the Lord would give me the strength to endure whatever I had to face. God did away with all my fear.”
― Rosa Parks

“Even when there was segregation there was plenty of integration in the South, but it was for the benefit and convenience of the white person, not us.”
― Rosa Parks

“Arrest me for sitting on a bus? You may do that.”
― Rosa Parks

“To bring about change, you must not be afraid to take the first step. We will fail when we fail to try.”
― Rosa Parks

“I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired. Tired from my work as a seamstress, and tired from the ache in my heart.”
― Rosa Parks

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

“I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.”
― 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 Park

“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

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

“The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.”
― Rosa Parks

“I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.”
― Rosa Parks

“I learned to put my trust in God and to see Him as my strength. Long ago I set my mind to be a free person and not to give in to fear. I always felt that it was my right to defend myself if I could. 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”
― Rosa Parks

“People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in”
― Rosa Parks

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

“As a child I learned from the Bible to trust in God and not be afraid. And I felt the Lord would give me the strength to endure whatever I had to face. God did away with all my fear.”
― Rosa Parks

 

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