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Inspiration for our students

Posted 09/09/2019

In 2011 Former President Barack Obama gave a memorable speech in front of the East Main Entrence.

As a new student walking the halls of any high school can be very overwhelming, So we added some inspirational quotes to our walls. Do you spot one you like?

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

– MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. 

“!Sí Se Puede! Yes We Can!”

– CESAR CHAVEZ 

“I do the very best I know how — the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”

ABRRAHAM LINCOLN 

“Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.”

– DOLORES HUERTA 

“It does not require many words to speak the truth.”

– CHIEF JOSEPH, NEZ PERCE 

“Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.”

CESAR CHAVEZ 

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”

MAYA ANGELOU 

“6 Passion is needed for any great work, and for the revolution, passion and audacity are required in big doses.”

CHE GUEVARA 

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”

– UNKNOWN 

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

– MOTHER TERESA 

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”

OPRAH WINFREY 

“Getting past those labels, for me, pretty much really easy because I define myself.”

– SERENA WILLIAMS 

“Reading is not walking on the words; it’s grasping the soul of them.”

PAULO FREIRE 

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”

CONFUCIUS 

“The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses — behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” 

– MUHAMMAD ALI 

“I am the masses of my people and I refuse to be absorbed. I am Joaquín. The odds are great But my spirit is strong, My faith unbreakable, My blood is pure. I SHALL ENDURE! I WILL ENDURE!”

– RODOLFO “CORKY” GONZÁLES