Primo Quotes

William Pickens

William Pickens (15 January 1881 – 6 April 1954) was an African-American orator, educator, journalist, and essayist. He wrote two autobiographies, first The Heir of Slaves, in 1911 and second Bursting Bonds in 1923, in which he mentioned race- motivated attacks on African Americans. both in the urban riots of 1919 and by lynching in 1921.

Read more about this author on here

To cheapen the lives of any group of men, cheapens the lives of all men, even our own. This is a law ...

View quote

To cheapen the lives of any group of men [or women], cheapens the lives of all men [and women], even ...

View quote

The best time to do something is when it can be done.

View quote

“Color had been made the mark of enslavement and was taken to be also the mark of inferiority; for ...

View quote

“If prejudice could reason, it would dispel itself.”

View quote

“Every age thinks it is perfect, especially in religion.”

View quote

“A insignificant right becomes important when it is assailed.”

View quote

“It is not the ought-ness of this problem that we have to consider, but the is-ness!”

View quote

. . . every age thinks it is perfect, especially in religion.

View quote

Living together is an art.

View quote

An insignificant right becomes important when it is assailed.

View quote

It is not the ought-ness of the problem that we have to consider, but the is-ness!

View quote

“The best time to do a thing is when it can be done.”

View quote