Barbara Jordan Quotes & Sayings

41 most famous Barbara Jordan quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She was an American politician who passed away on 17 January, 1996.

Barbara Jordan Quotes
“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.”
“We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future.”
Barbara Jordan Quotes
“Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.”
Barbara Jordan Quotes
“It is reason, and not passion, which must guide our deliberations, guide our debate, and guide our decision.”
“There is no executive order; there is no law that can require the American people to form a national community. This we must do as individuals and if we do it as individuals, there is no President of the United States who can veto that decision.”
Barbara Jordan Quotes
“For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future.”
Barbara Jordan Quotes
“What the people want is very simple - they want an America as good as its promise.”
Barbara Jordan Quotes
“One thing is clear to me: We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.”
“Let each person do his or her part. If one citizen is unwilling to participate, all of us are going to suffer. For the American idea, though it is shared by all of us, is realized in each one of us.”
Barbara Jordan Quotes
“Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.”

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