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Quotes by Fannie Lou Hamer

Let these Fannie Lou Hamer quotes help you to appreciate all aspects of life, and to cope with whatever comes along.

People have got to get together and work together.
I'm tired of the kind of oppression that white people
have inflicted on us and are still trying to inflict.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

If the white man gives you anything -
just remember when he gets ready he will take it right back.
We have to take for ourselves.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

Nobody's free until everybody's free.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

 

There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement.
Three people are better than no people.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

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.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

White Americans today don't know what in the world
to do because when they put us behind them,
that's where they made their mistake...
they put us behind them, and we watched every move they made.
- Fannie Lou Hamer


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To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people move our souls to dance.
- Flavia Weedn

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

We cannot change our past.
We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have,
and that is our attitude.
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.
- Charles R. Swindoll

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Love cures people - both the ones who give it
and the ones who receive it.
- Karl A. Menninger

Life - for most people - is their past projected large
onto the movie screen of their future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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