"For me, Barack Obama's election was a milestone of the most extraordinary kind. On the day he was elected I felt such hope in my heart. I thought we were seeing the beginning of a new era of equal opportunity across race and gender such as America had never known before."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Jesse Jackson on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Jesse Jackson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Jesse Jackson on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Jesse Jackson on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Jesse Jackson on Dalai Lama
"Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude."
"I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet."
"Your children need your presence more than your presents."
"Many kids come out of college, they have a credit card and a diploma. They don't know how to buy a house or a car or health insurance or life insurance. They do not know basic microeconomics."
"Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change."