Progress comes from caring more about what needs to be done than about who gets the credit
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When you're a black woman, you seldom get to do what you just want to do; you always do what you have to do.
Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.
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My mother helped me understand how not to show off what I knew, but how to use it so that others might benefit.
If the time is not ripe, we have to ripen the time.
No one will do for you what you need to do for yourself. We cannot afford to be separate. We have to see that all of us are in the same boat.
If you worry about who is going to get credit, you don't get much work done.
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