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.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
One love, one heart, one destiny.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.