Ivan Brooks Sr

Silver Star - 4,090 Points (September 6.1967 / Monrovia, Liberia)

Ivan Brooks Sr Quotes

  • ''Go for whatever you so desire in this life.Just as you would appreciate to succeed, be prepared to fail but don't accept the results''
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  • ''Reach into the Bible to find Christ, reach into your hearts to complete the journey.''
    Ivan Brooks Sr
  • ''Occasionally, you come across people who don't know what they want and what they're looking for.''
    Ivan Brooks Sr
  • ''There are people who will lift heavy stones using raw muscles.
    There are people whose voices will make people do it for them.''
    Ivan Brooks Sr
  • ''If you come over a situation without a challenge, know that you still have a challenge to overcome.''
    Ivan Brooks Sr
  • ''Some people write about what others are crying about and some people sing about what others are happy about.''
    Ivan Brooks Sr
  • ''I've always resisted giving the word 'success' a comfortable place..it represents and encourages complacency.Remember, failures are often birthed in a place of comfort.''
    Ivan Brooks Sr.
  • ''Power and wealth belongs to a selected few, hope belongs to everyone!''
    Ivan Brooks Sr
  • ''Men might have invented the act of cancelling things or obligations, women perfected the craft..''
    Ivan Brooks Sr
  • ''As hard as it is, we all can use today to pay for yesterday and if possible, use today to make a deposit on tomorrow.''
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Best Poem of Ivan Brooks Sr

My Dues Are Paid

I came directly from through the ranks
All my dues paid, my homage to life
To my God alone all my humble thanks
For bread I slice with prayer knife.

I came strictly from my very own hood
All of my dues I paid through my strife
To mama dear for prayers and our food
For all she sacrificed to save my life.

I came humbly from a very blessed home
All my dues are paid through my chores
To charity, It said take and leave some
For all I learned I am beyond my shores.

I came strongly ready to join the hustle
My dues paid with my years of ...

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Black Essence

Being black is the essence of strength
The ones my ancestors used to survive
When they sailed the deep oceans length
Surviving everything just to keep alive.

Being black is the essence of performance
The ones we put up at the mighty Apollo
All hearts swayed from rhythm to romance
When Chuck's feet moved like a flamingo.

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