If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children. (April, 1986)
I still hear people say that I should not be talking about the rights of lesbian and gay people and I should stick to the issue of racial justice. But I hasten to remind them that Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” I appeal to everyone who believes in Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream to make room at the table of brother- and sisterhood for lesbian and gay people. Reuters (31 March 1998)
I’m fulfilled in what I do… I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes — the finer things of life — would make you happy.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection, 1964
photo by Herman Hiller