"One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Anna Julia Cooper on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Anna Julia Cooper on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Anna Julia Cooper on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Anna Julia Cooper on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Anna Julia Cooper on Lawrence Welk
"The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity."
"Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him."