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Angela Davis Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Angela Davis.

I'm involved in the work around prison rights in general.
- Angela Davis

Radical simply means "grasping things at the root."
- Angela Davis

First of all, I didn't suggest that we should simply get rid of all prisons.
- Angela Davis

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
- Angela Davis

 

We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
- Angela Davis

What this country needs is more unemployed politicians.
- Angela Davis

When Bush says democracy, I often wonder what he's referring to.
- Angela Davis

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Well of course there's been a great deal of progress over the last 40 years.
We don't have laws that segregate black people within the society any longer.
- Angela Davis

Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon,
but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
- Angela Davis

Had it not been for slavery, the death penalty would
have likely been abolished in America.
Slavery became a haven for the death penalty.
- Angela Davis

To understand how any society functions you must understand
the relationship between the men and the women.
- Angela Davis

I think that has to do with my awareness that in a
sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility
to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities.
- Angela Davis

Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement
itself has evolved over the last couple of decades,
we see increasing numbers of black people who are in
the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today.
- Angela Davis

But at the same time you can't assume that making a
difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort
of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life.
- Angela Davis

I decided to teach because I think that any person
who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
- Angela Davis

What I think is different today is the lack of political
connection between the black middle class and the increasing
numbers of black people who are more impoverished than ever before.
- Angela Davis

You can never stop and as older people,
we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth
and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
- Angela Davis

I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely
because it allows you to give back and to consider
yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved
whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.
- Angela Davis

The campaign against the death penalty has been -
while a powerful campaign,
its participants have been those who attend all of the vigils,
a relatively small number of people.
- Angela Davis

Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings,
to convert the population into specimens in a zoo -
obedient to our keepers,
but dangerous to each other.
- Angela Davis

It's true that it's within the realm of cultural politics
that young people tend to work through political issues,
which I think is good, although it's not going to solve the problems.
- Angela Davis

Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the
wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying
Black workers less for their work.
- Angela Davis

Well for one, the 13th amendment to the constitution
of the US which abolished slavery -
did not abolish slavery for those convicted of a crime.
- Angela Davis

The work of the political activist inevitably involves
a certain tension between the requirement that position
be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire
that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.
- Angela Davis

Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement
as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement
and as a result of the globalization of capital.
- Angela Davis

And I guess what I would say is that we can't think
narrowly about movements for black liberation and we
can't necessarily see this class division as simply
a product or a certain strategy that black movements
have developed for liberation.
- Angela Davis

As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy
that had developed around my case to create another organization,
which we called the National Alliance against Racist
and Political Repression.
- Angela Davis

That's true but I think the contemporary problem that
we are facing increasing numbers of black people and
other people of color being thrown into a status that
involves work in alternative economies and increasing
numbers of people who are incarcerated.
- Angela Davis

Stop asking God to bless what you're doing.
Get involved in what God is doing -
because it's already blessed.
- Bono

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

We should concentrate our work not only to a separated
housing problem but housing involved in our daily work
and all the other functions of the city.
- Alvar Aalto

I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and,
sometimes, very painful.
- Regis Philbin

There is no person in this room whose basic rights
are not involved in any successful defiance
to the carrying out of court orders.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We love to be with our family and friends and I can
tell you that lots of eating will be involved.
- Julia Barr

Random chance seems to have operated in our favor ...
there was no deity involved.
- Spock character in the Star Trek television series

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the
quality of the environment,
is to get everybody involved.
- Richard Rogers

My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
- Marion Jones

Get up-close-and-personal:
Life looks different when you really get involved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every single art form is involved in film,
in a way.
- Sydney Pollack

We have three cats.
It's like having children, but there is no tuition involved.
- Ron Reagan

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife.
Then he realized there was a contradiction involved
here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
- Douglas Adams

Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the
same with staying healthy or eating healthy.
There's some discipline involved.
There's some sacrifices.
- Mike Ditka

I love food and I love everything involved with food.
I love the fun of it.
I love restaurants.
I love cooking, although I don't cook very much.
I love kitchens.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

Actually, I've only been involved with one girl I worked with.
It was Alyssa Milano.
We didn't actually have an onscreen kiss -
we're about to but it gets broken up.
- Scott Wolf

The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs.
The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.
- Martina Navratilova

Very few movies I've done I regret being involved in.
- Jared Harris

All social workers want is to get everyone involved in a programme.
Because a programme provides full employment for three
generations of social workers.
And they mess up.
- David Eddings

I'm so involved in melancholy.
- Isaac Mizrahi

I am confident that I can serve my country without
being involved as the president of the country now.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Something is wanting, and something must be done,
or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure,
and civil war without a prospect of its termination.
- Henry Knox

We believe that economics does not necessarily have to be a zero-sum game;
it can be a win-win proposition for everyone involved
so long as they have the tools in which to succeed.
- Ron Kind

I definitely want to be involved but only while I think
I can make a contribution and I make a difference.
- Kenny Cunningham

I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films.
- Shawn Ashmore

My mother has never been involved in my professional life.
I am very close to my mother but we keep it on a mother-daughter
basis and not a work-related basis.
- Sheena Easton

There's a lot of labor involved in the birth of a new town.
- Michael Richards

When religious leaders get involved in elections,
it is usually with a reactionary social agenda.
- Elizabeth Joan Smith

I will go to my grave in a state of abject endless
fascination that we all have the capacity to become
emotionally involved with a personality that doesn't exist.
- Berkeley Breathed

Nixon did have a secret plan, and I knew that it involved
making threats of nuclear war to North Vietnam.
- Daniel Ellsberg

Character is one of most precious parts of you.
You can't get involved in things that will damage your character.
- Rod Paige

I get involved if a problem comes up after the death
has been investigated by the local authority.
- Michael Baden

As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport.
- Nadia Comaneci

Well, I don't like to get involved in these philosophical issues very much.
- Murray Gell-Mann

Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had
to learn-to talk to the actors.
I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects
that I would forget about the actors.
- Steve Buscemi

I got involved in improv comedy.
It settled me down when I was getting wild.
I was sort of an evil teenager smashing up my cars
and drinking and driving,
let's just say, a lot.
- Bruce McCulloch

My ministry's always been one of social activism.
I think a responsible minister must be at some levels
involved in the social order.
- Al Sharpton

I've been involved in something which was chaotic and insane.
All I can say now is that I am, and intend to stay,
a single man.
- Sylvester Stallone

Growing up, I didn't give my grandfather's photography a second thought.
I wasn't involved in his work, except that I helped
my dad print his negatives.
- Kim Weston

I believe we've spent many years trying to bring about
talks which have all the Parties in Northern Ireland
involved so that there'd be inclusive talks.
- Dick Spring

A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation.
Although illness is profound, too, but medicine's a business today.
It's a business.
- Jack Kevorkian


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