"I wouldn't change a single thing, because one change alters every moment that follows it."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Sidney Poitier on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Sidney Poitier on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Sidney Poitier on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Sidney Poitier on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Sidney Poitier on Mahatma Gandhi
"But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity."
"My father was the quintessential husband and dad."
"I come from a great family. I've seen family life and I know how wonderful, how nurturing, and how wonderful it can be."
"So I'm OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was."
"History passes the final judgment."