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Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family by Condoleezza Rice
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“... it's good to have female or minority role models. But the important thing is to have mentors who care about you, and they come in all colors.”
Condoleezza Rice, Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family
“...if you are overdressed, it is a comment on them. If you are under dressed, it is a comment on you.”
Condoleezza Rice, Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family
“Race is a constant factor in American life. Yet reacting to every incident,real or imagined, is crippling, tiring, and ultimately counterproductive.”
Condoleezza Rice, Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family
“The fact is, race is a constant factor in American life. Yet reacting to every incident, real or imagined, is crippling, tiring, and ultimately counter productive. I grew up in a family that believed that you might not be able to control your circumstances, but you can control your reaction to them. There was no room for being a victim or depending on the white man to take care of you.”
Condoleezza Rice, Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family