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Quotes On Civil Rights

30+ Powerful Inspirational Quotes On Civil Rights

Quotes On Civil Rights

You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it – Malcolm X

Quotes On Civil Rights
Quotes On Civil Rights

We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others – Will Rogers

If you know whence you came, there is really no limit to where you can go – James Baldwin

For me, jazz will always be the soundtrack of the civil rights movement – Henry Rollins

Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently – Tom Robbins

The greatest movement for social justice our country has ever known is the civil rights movement and it was totally rooted in a love ethic – Bell Hooks

Equality and separation cannot exist in the same space – Jason Mraz

As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever – Clarence Darrow

A political struggle that does not have women at the heart of it, above it, below it, and within it is no struggle at all – Arundhati Roy

You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right – Rosa Parks

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men – Abraham Lincoln

It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it – Maya Angelou

If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it – Toni Morrison

If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so – Thomas Jefferson

Mass civil disobedience is like an earthquake, a sort of general upheaval on the political plane – Mahatma Gandhi

This is Not Another Revolution. This is a Civil Rights Movement – Hamid Dabashi

You could not be in the civil rights movement without having an appreciation for everybody’s rights – Julian Bond

The black power movement was not a separation from the civil rights movement, but a continuation of this whole process of democratization – Danny Glover

First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win – Mahatma Gandhi

The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind – Maya Angelou

I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality – Alice Paul

Being an American is about having the right to be who you are. Sometimes that doesn’t happen – Herb Ritts

Equality is not in regarding different things similarly; equality is in regarding different things differently – Tom Robbins

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing – Edmund Burke

The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions any more than our opinions in physics or geometry – Thomas Jefferson

Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight – Bob Marley

Freedom, by definition, is people realizing that they are their own leaders – Diane Nash

Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free – 14th Dalai Lama

The civil rights movement was based on faith. Segregation and racial discrimination were not in keeping with our faith, so we had to do something – John Lewis

The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear – Aung San Suu Kyi

Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal – Jeane Kirkpatrick

A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills – W. E. B. Du Bois

The greatest movement for social justice our country has ever known is the civil rights movement and it was totally rooted in a love ethic – bell hooks

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