Our Inspirational Quotes for Today!


— Arthur Ashe

Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can.
— Arthur Ashe quoted in Sports Illustrated

— Muhammad Ali

I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.
— Muhammad Ali The Greatest (1975)


Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise I rise I rise.
— Maya Angelou “Still I rise,” And Still I Rise (1978)

— Ray Charles

Just like you can buy grades of silk, you can buy grades of justice.
— Ray Charles