Society

Toni Morrison Quote – American

"In this country “American” means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate."              - Toni Morrison ...
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Bill Vaughan Quote – Swap History Books

"It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts." - Bill Vaughan ...
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Pope John Paul II Quote – Distinguishing Mark Of The Human Person

"When millions of people are suffering from a poverty which means hunger, malnutrition, sickness, illiteracy and degrada­tion, we must not only remind ourselves that no one has a right to exploit another for his own advantage, but also and above ...
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Carl T. Rowan Quote – Fools and Scoundrels

"A minority group has 'arrived' only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it." - Carl T. Rowan ...
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quote – The Fruits Of The Earth

"The first man who, having enclosed a piece of ground, bethought himself of saying, This is mine, and found people simple enough to believe him, was the real founder of civil society. From how many crimes, wars, and murders, from ...
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Demetri Martin Quote – Fruit Baskets

"I like fruit baskets because they give you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple, you’d be like “Huh? What the hell is this?” but if it’s ...
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Barack Obama Quote – Slip Between Worlds

"I learned to slip back and forth between m black and white worlds. One of those tricks I had learned: People were satisfied so long as you were courteous and smiled and made no sudden moves. They were more than ...
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Ralph Ellison Quote – If The World

“If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy." - Ralph Ellison ...
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Bill Cosby Quote – The Whole Race

"If a white man falls off a chair drunk, it's just a drunk- If a Negro does, it's the whole damn Negro race." - Bill Cosby ...
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William James Quote – Afraid To Be Poor

"We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life. If he does not join the general scramble and pant with the moneymaking street, we ...
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