Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Some Race, Hate and Rights Quotes

Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government
from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.

~Justice William J. Brennan, 1982

I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul
by making me hate him.

~Booker T. Washington

I think you should defend to the death their right to march,
and then go down and meet them with baseball bats.

~Woody Allen, on the Ku Klux Klan

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!

And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

~Barry Goldwater

Hatred is one long wait.

~René Maran

A racially integrated community is a chronological term
timed from the entrance of the first black family
to the exit of the last white family.

~Saul Alinsky

It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away
than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.

~Carl T. Rowan

The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.

~Eldridge Cleaver, Soul on Ice, 1968

I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.

~Robert Frost

I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women
join the unqualified men in running our government.

~Cissy Farenthold

Racism is man's gravest threat to man
- the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.

~Abraham Joshua Heschel

Silence never won rights.

They are not handed down from above;
they are forced by pressures from below.

~Roger Baldwin

If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape,
it would be the shape of a boomerang.

~Charley Reese

I have always claimed Americans didn't want a drink
as bad as they wanted the right to take a drink if they did happen to want one.

~Will Rogers

Take care that no one hates you justly.

~Publilius Syrus