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Top 15 Famous Coretta Scott King Quotes And Sayings

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Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1953 until his death in 1968. Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King was an active advocate for African-American equality. King met her husband while in college, and their participation escalated until they became central to the movement. In her early life, Coretta was an accomplished singer, and she often incorporated music into her civil rights work.

Top 15 Famous Coretta Scott King Quotes :

Coretta Scott King Quotes

Coretta Scott King Quotes

 1. Hate is too great a burden to bear....

-- Coretta Scott King

 

2. Segmentation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

3. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history, or nothing happens.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

4. My mother said I was the meanest girl. I used to fight all the time.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

5. Women, in general, are not part of the corruption of the past, so they can give a new kind of leadership, a new image for mankind.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

6. When Good Friday comes, these are the moments in life when we feel there's no hope. But then, Easter comes.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

7. The more visible signs of protest are gone, but I think there is a realization that the tactics of the late-60s are not sufficient to meet the challenges of the 70s.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

8. There is no question in my mind that there was a plan, a pattern. 

-- Coretta Scott King

 

9. Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

10. I must remind you that starving a child is violence. Neglecting school children is violence. Punishing a mother and her family is violence. Discrimination against a working man is violence. Ghetto housing is violence. Ignoring medical need is violence. Contempt for poverty is violence.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

11. I still hear people say that I should not be talking about the rights of lesbian and gay people and I should stick to the issue of racial justice.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

12. When you have challenges, you have to measure up to them. 

-- Coretta Scott King

 

13. Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

14. There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment in history or nothing happens.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

15. You are right that it is a hurtful, divisive symbol and I commend you for having the courage to tell it like it is at a time when too many other political leaders are equivocating on this issue.

-- Coretta Scott King

 

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