Shirley Chisholm

1924 -

A Quote by Shirley Chisholm

 

"Forget traditions! Forget conventionalisms! Forget what the world will say whether you're in your place or out of your place. Stand up and be counted. Do your thing, looking only to God--whoever your God is--and to your consciences for approval."--Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm (1924 -)

Source: Say It Plain by Catherine Drury Smith

Contributed by: Samira

A Quote by Shirley Chisholm on justice, losing, society, and talent

Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.

Shirley Chisholm (1924 -)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Shirley Chisholm on obstacles and path

Of my two "handicaps," being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.

Shirley Chisholm (1924 -)

Contributed by: Zaady

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