Barbara Jordan Quotes
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"We, the people." It is a very eloquent beginning. But when that document was completed on the seventeenth of September in 1787, 1 was not included in that "We, the people." I felt somehow for many years that George Washington and Alexander Hamilton just left me out by mistake. But through the process of amendment, interpretation and court decision I have finally been included in "We, the people."
I believe that I have a spirit that is not going to disappear. That my body will die and disintegrate, but there is that basic law of physics, that matter is neither created nor destroyed. Now the skin and bones will go back to dust, but the spirit of that individual, the presence of "isness" of me, I feel will live.