Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The history of American women is about the fight for freedom, but it's less a war against oppressive men than a struggle to straighten out the perpetually mixed message about women's role that was accepted by almost everybody of both genders. Gail Collins
I have very curly hair and I straighten it every day - it takes maybe two minutes. I can't imagine anyone having a bigger challenge than I do in the kinkiness that is my crazy 'fro.' Ginnifer Goodwin
When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul. Langston Hughes
Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day. Edward Albert