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Fannie Lou Hamer Quotes: When I liberate others, I liberate myself.
         

When I liberate others, I liberate myself.


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You can pray until you faint, but unless you get up and try to do something, God is not going to put it in your lap.

You can pray until you faint, but unless you get up and try to do something, God is not going to put it in your lap.



Sometimes it seem like to tell the truth today is to run the risk of being killed. But if I fall, I'll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom. I'm not backing off.

Sometimes it seem like to tell the truth today is to run the risk of being killed. But if I fall, I'll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom. I'm not backing off.



When I liberate myself, I liberate others. If you don't speak out ain't nobody going to speak out for you.

When I liberate myself, I liberate others. If you don't speak out ain't nobody going to speak out for you.



Never to forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried us over.

Never to forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried us over.



Nobody's free until everybody's free.

Nobody's free until everybody's free.



Black people know what white people mean when they say “law and order”.

Black people know what white people mean when they say “law and order”.



I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.



I feel sorry for anybody that could let hate wrap them up. Ain't no such thing as I can hate anybody and hope to see God's face.

I feel sorry for anybody that could let hate wrap them up. Ain't no such thing as I can hate anybody and hope to see God's face.



With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, cause that's what really happens.

With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, cause that's what really happens.



Righteousness exalts a nation. Hate just makes people miserable.

Righteousness exalts a nation. Hate just makes people miserable.





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... it is to your credit that you recognize that if he was a monster then it was other monstrous things which made him so. The iron forged on the anvil cannot be blamed for the hammer...



Oh, but I think that thoughtfulness and manners are everything.

Oh, but I think that thoughtfulness and manners are everything.



I'm not a free trader, but I am a free trader, but I'm also a fare trader and a smart trader. I want to make sure that the United States gains something. So I think you would probably agree.

I'm not a free trader, but I am a free trader, but I'm also a fare trader and a smart trader. I want to make sure that the United States gains something. So I think you would probably agree.



A man's liberties are none the less aggressed upon because those who coerce him do so in the belief that he will be benefited.

A man's liberties are none the less aggressed upon because those who coerce him do so in the belief that he will be benefited.



Indeed, if communist central planners could have organized the economy with as much detail, precision, and flexibility as a modern-day Toyota or Wal-Mart, communism would probably still exist.

Indeed, if communist central planners could have organized the economy with as much detail, precision, and flexibility as a modern-day Toyota or Wal-Mart, communism would probably still exist.



...art is something subversive. It's something that should not be free. Art and liberty, like the fire of Prometheus, are things that one must steal, to be used against the established order.

...art is something subversive. It's something that should not be free. Art and liberty, like the fire of Prometheus, are things that one must steal, to be used against the established order.



The theater used to be a place where you look like a human being. Now people look like they just got out of bed.

The theater used to be a place where you look like a human being. Now people look like they just got out of bed.



Music owes as much to Bach as religion to its founder.

Music owes as much to Bach as religion to its founder.



I do not see any essential difference between abstract and primitive art. Both are simple and sincere. Naturally, we should not generalize in these matters: It is the individual artist that counts.

I do not see any essential difference between abstract and primitive art. Both are simple and sincere. Naturally, we should not generalize in these matters: It is the individual artist that counts.



It's important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse.

It's important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse.




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