Read inspirational quotes from African-Americans who have made a big impact on our lives.

Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive. Don't you surrender! Suffering breeds character, character breeds faith. In the end faith will not disappoint.
Jesse Jackson, Keep Hope Alive

I decided I wasn't going to come down. I was going to fly. I was going to stay up in the air forever.
Jesse Owens

I'm in my prime. There's no goal too far, no mountain too high.
Wilma Rudolph

It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable.
Maya Angelou

Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.
Oprah Winfrey

Something made greater by ourselves and in turn that makes us greater.
Maya Angelou

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult.
Wilma Rudolph

You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can't go wrong. The world is behind you.
Josephine Baker