"Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Jesse Jackson on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Jesse Jackson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Jesse Jackson on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Jesse Jackson on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Jesse Jackson on Ronald Reagan
"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."