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.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.