Benjamin L. Hooks Quotes
Brief author info: Benjamin L. Hooks (1925- ) American civil rights activist Lawyer, businessman, and minister; formerly executive director of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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We're no longer arguing about riding on the back of the bus, but being the bus driver or the president of the bus company. We're not pushing for the right to buy the hot dog, but selling the hot dog and the right to own the hot dog franchise.
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.