The best Quotes by Andrew Young

The best Quotes by Andrew Young

Andrew Jackson Young Jr. (born March 12, 1932) is an American politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor, Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement, serving as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and a close confidant to Martin Luther King Jr.

Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.
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On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.
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It is a blessing to die for a cause, because you can so easily die for nothing.
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Once the Xerox copier was invented, diplomacy died.
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The commercialization of sport is the democratization of sport.
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Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
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It's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you're not.
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I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not yet learned the simple art of living together as brothers.
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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that!
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
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We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
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Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do - you have to keep moving forward.
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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
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We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King - Rede in St. Louis
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True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Martin Luther King - during Montgomery Bus Boycotts
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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
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Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
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I say to you that our goal is freedom, and I believe we are going to get there because however much she strays away from it, the goal of America is freedom.
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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
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There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life's July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
A riot is the language of the unheard.
Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.
We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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It is our choices that makes us who we are, and we always have a choice to do what's right.
Peter Parker in Spider-Man
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A true warrior does not fight because he wishes to but because he has to.
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Young boys should never be sent to bed... they always wake up a day older.
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You just sent the most powerful man in Westeros to bed without his supper.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 10
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Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way.
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I invented something that prevents you from getting wet when it's raining.
I call it a bed.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.

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