Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. -Zora Neale Hurston

You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.–Diana Ross

God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear. –Ruby Dee

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. – Wilma Rudolph

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. -Alice Walker

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman. -Marian Anderson

If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive. -Audre Lorde

We should all do what we can in our daily lives to remember that we are glorious and powerful. -Tracee Ellis Ross

I don’t harp on the negative because if you do, then there’s no progression. There’s no forward movement. You got to always look on the bright side of things, and we are in control. Like, you have control over the choices you make. -Taraji P. Henson

“You have the power to change perception, to inspire and empower, and to show people how to embrace their complications, and see the flaws, and the true beauty and strength that’s inside all of us.” —Beyoncé