"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."
"I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.”
"Rainbows introduce us to reflections of different beautiful possibilities, so we never forget that pain and grief are not the final options in life.”
"An intercultural relationships is more about 'hello' and 'nice to meet you' than 'goodbye' and 'farewell'. It's about gaining another country, another culture, another language and another family."
"Diversity is the magic. It is the first manifestation, the first beginning of the differentiation of a thing and of simple identity. The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection."
"I am still not a political person, but I am proud that Richard's and my name is on a court case that can help reinforce the love, the commitment, the fairness, and the family that so many people, black or white, young or old, gay or straight seek in life. I support the freedom to marry for all. That's what Loving, and loving, are all about."
* Together with her husband, Richard Loving, Mildred Loving was a plaintiff in the historic Supreme Court Loving v. Virginia, decided 40 years ago June 12, striking down race restrictions on the freedom to marry and advancing racial justice and marriage equality in America.