"I was extended secret service protection during my presidential run in 1984, when I received the most death threats ever made toward a candidate."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Jesse Jackson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Jesse Jackson on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Jesse Jackson on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Jesse Jackson on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Jesse Jackson on Helen Keller
"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."