Saturday, June 25, 2011

Some Race, Hate and Rights Quotes

Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught.

I have a two-year-old son.

You know what he hates? Naps!

End of list.

The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to "create" rights.

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

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