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Words of Wisdom: Answers

People Quotes
1. Langston Hughes
1902-1967
Joplin, Missouri
Author
D. “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”
2. Sojourner Truth
1797-1883
Hurley, New York
Abolitionist / Feminist
F. “If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it. ”
3. Frederick Douglass
1818-1895
Easton, Maryland
Former slave / Antislavery leader
C. “The soul that is within me no man can degrade.”
4. Thurgood Marshall
1908-1993
Baltimore, Maryland
Supreme Court Justice
A. “A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.”
5. George Washington Carver
1864-1943
Diamond Grove, Missouri
Educator / Innovator
B. “Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.”
6. Zora Neale Hurston
1903-1960
Notasulga, Alabama
Author
E. “The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.”


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