"If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Coretta Scott King on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Coretta Scott King on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Coretta Scott King on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Coretta Scott King on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Coretta Scott King on John Lennon
"Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others."
"I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation."
"Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation."
"Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated."
"I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense."