Constance Baker Motley Quotes

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Born: September 14, 1921,
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Died: , September 28, 2005
Occupation: Politician

1.
I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

2.
I never thought I would live long enough to see the legal profession change to the extent it has.
- Constance Baker Motley

3.
I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life.
- Constance Baker Motley

4.
In high school, I discovered myself. I was interested in race relations and the legal profession. I read about Lincoln and that he believed the law to be the most difficult of professions.
- Constance Baker Motley

5.
King consciously steered away from legal claims and instead relied on civil disobedience.
- Constance Baker Motley

6.
The Constitution, as originally drawn, made no reference to the fact that all Americans wre considered equal members of society.
- Constance Baker Motley

7.
The legal difference between the sit-ins and the Freedom Riders was significant.
- Constance Baker Motley

8.
There is no longer a single common impediment to blacks emerging in this society.
- Constance Baker Motley

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