Who cares about WORDS?!
“Words Don’t Matter, only actions.”
Yet so many words ring so loud,
shake things to their core,
Words have the power to both
Create and Destroy
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
“For God so loved the world, He gave his only begotten son that whosoever believes…”
“We the people of the United States of America, in order to form a more perfect Union”
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal”
“I do so order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated states and parts of states are and henceforward shall be free.”
“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
“We conclude that, in the field of public education, the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place.”
“I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth”
“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave-owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.”
“We cannot be satisfied as long as the Negro in Mississippi cannot vote and the Negro in New York believes he has nothing for which to vote.”
“He’s got his hand in his waistband, and he’s a black male…”
For better or for worse:
Words inform our actions,
Words lead to our actions,
Words prevent our actions,
But Words are all we have.
Say what you wish. Dismiss what you wish.
But do not have the audacity to question the power and influence of