Nicole Humphrey Reconfigures Famous Quotes

The death of the American Dream will be widely broadcast, and it will have flat-ironed hair and a flashy wedding ring

As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, that’s ok, because the fair world doesn’t exist and where does that line lie? — Nelson Mandela

“Courage is grace under pressuring city officials to block affordable housing for Section 8 voucher holders, I feel so bad saying that, it’s just not people who are in the same class as us. — Ernest Hemingway

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean, and I don’t look at multi-millionaires and think, “Why don’t I have a yacht?’” — Mahatma Gandhi

“ I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, but I don’t know that we will ever come to a solution as a culture in America in general, there’s always going to be someone with less, oh well, I hear a lot of the unfair of, ‘Oh we haven’t been given this or that, or we haven’t been afforded things you have been afforded.’” — Harriet Tubman

Pictured: Land=locked woman who lives four hours from ocean uses yacht as example.

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is that this isn’t about race, it’s just about poor people, who around here happen to be largely people of color. Don’t judge me.” — Albert Einstein

“The whole problem with the world is that poor people look at me and see that I’m upper middle class, that I stay at home and I’m kept by my husband, and they think ‘She has never experienced a problem we’re having.’” — Bertrand Russell

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but who he tries to segregate out of his community due to fear of losing ‘clout.’” — Martin Luther King

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is that the lifestyle that goes with Section 8 is usually working, single moms or people who are struggling to keep their heads above water, and in this neighborhood, most of us are stay-at-home moms with young kids.” — Audre Lorde

“You miss 100 percent of the potshots you don’t take at the working poor.” — Wayne Gretzky