7 Amanda Gorman Quotes From Inauguration Poem

Making history – Amanda Gorman, the award-winning poet and Harvard graduate became a worldwide sensation after Joe Biden's inauguration. She is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history. At the age of 22, she became a role-model, recognised poet and inspiration to all. Here are 7 powerful quotes from her poem 'The Hill We Climb'


Amanda Gorman Quote


“We did not feel prepared to be the heirs of such a terrifying hour. But within it we found the power to author a new chapter, To offer hope and laughter to ourselves”


“There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.”


“We will not march back to what was, but move to what shall be: a country that is bruised but whole, benevolent but bold, fierce and free.”



“We, the successors of a country and a time where a skinny black girl descended from slaves and raised by a single mother can dream of becoming president, only to find herself reciting for one.”


“We are striving to forge our union with purpose. To compose a country committed to all cultures, colors, characters and conditions of man. And so we lift our gaze, not to what stands between us, but what stands before us.”

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