"More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases. More is required. We must hold ourselves strictly accountable. We must provide the people with a vision of the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Barbara Jordan on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Barbara Jordan on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Barbara Jordan on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Barbara Jordan on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Barbara Jordan on William Shakespeare
"Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment."
"Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power."
"For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future."
"We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that."
"A government is invigorated when each of us is willing to participate in shaping the future of this nation."