American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement
1936 - 1996
We must exchange the philosophy of excuse--what I am is beyond my control--for the philosophy of responsibility.
I live a day at a time. Each day I look for a kernel of excitement. In the morning I say 'What is my exciting thing for today' Then, I do the day. Don't ask me about tomorrow.
What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise.