"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it."
"We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution."
"It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues."
"Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built."
"I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be."
"I'm not the type of person who makes a lot of songs in a day just to see which one is the best."
"Madam Walker was a master marketer. But her brilliance was in taking it to another level by training women, by traveling, by making very motivational speeches and by providing independent income for women who otherwise would have to be maids and sharecroppers."
"She was born Sarah Breedlove on a plantation in Delta, Louisiana, where her parents had been slaves. At 14, she married to get a home of her own, to get away from a cruel brother-in-law with whom she was living. At 17, she had her only child, A'Lelia, who I'm named after."
"Madam Walker was an incredible woman, but she wasn't the only one of her time who was. She just took it to the highest height."