"When Negroes looked for the second phase, the realization of equality, they found that many of their white allies had quietly disappeared.... To stay murder is not the same thing as to ordain brotherhood."
"Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me personally nothing but headaches."
"It was argued that the Negro was inferior by nature because of Noah's curse upon the children of Ham.... The greatest blasphemy of the whole ugly process was that the white man ended up making God his partner in the exploitation of the Negro."
"To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods."
"Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame."
"In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged."
"The sooner our society admits that the Negro Revolution is no momentary outburst soon to subside into placid passivity, the easier the future will be for us all."
"Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less"
"I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love"
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope."