The best Quotes by Carola Rackete

The best Quotes by Carola Rackete

There are people who seriously think sea rescue activists like me rescue Black lives because we hate white people. Some white people feel personally threatened by the fact that human rights apply to everyone equally.
It's our "white" responsibility to make sure people who speak out about racism are safe at all times. This means ending structural racism in our societies, authorities and media.

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Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
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Education is the most powerful weapon you can choose to change the world.
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.
Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek - Season 4 Episode 21
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
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To overthrow oppression has been sanctioned by humanity and is the highest aspiration of every free man.
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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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We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.
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Our constitution includes this wonderful article 1: "Human dignity is inviolable." What we're experiencing every day: Aggression against Jews, aggression against immigrants, violence and hate speech - that's what we have to stand up against!
Angela Merkel (as Chancellor of Germany) - September 2019
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Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
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They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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Know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy.
Barack Obama (Inauguration Speech 2009)
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We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It's our basic human right.
People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically... No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
For history tells us that while these truths may be self-evident, they have never been self-executing; that while freedom is a gift from God, it must be secured by His people here on Earth.
Barack Obama - Inauguration Speech, 21st January 2013
Nations were the most foolish of mortal inventions. No man is worth more than another, wherever he is from.
Nationalists are saying, "you're disrespecting our flag." Well, you know what else is disrespectful to our flag? Racism.
Steve Kerr - September 2017
God judges men by their hearts, not by the color of their skins.
Harriet Ann Jacobs - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
America promises equal opportunity to everyone, no matter who you are. You can go to a good school, get a great job, live in a great house. But non of that is possible without that white man's stamp of approval.
I have never really understood why in this country so many people look down on black people.
The greatest danger for all of us begins with forgetting. With no longer remembering what we inflict upon one another when we tolerate antisemitism and racism in our midst.
Let's speak the truth: People are protesting because Black people have been treated as less than human in America. Because our country has never fully addressed the systemic racism that has plagued our country since its earliest days. It is the duty of every American to fix. In times like this, silence is complicity.
Kamala Harris - June 2020
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It is not enough to be "not a racist". We have to be anti-racist!
Frank-Walter Steinmeier (as President of Germany) - June 2020
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I stand with those who are calling out the ingrained racism and violence toward people of color in our country. We have had enough.
Michael Jordan - June 2020
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I believe race is too heavy a burden to carry into the 21st century. It's time to lay it down. We all came here in different ships, but now we're all in the same boat.
We must treat the disease of racism. This means we must understand the disease.
Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts to justify their prejudices.
We must acknowledge that issues like systemic racism, economic inequality, and the achievement gap are the result of manmade policies.
All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.
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The problem is that my generation was pacified into believing that racism existed only in our history books.
I find racism disgusting! If I were younger, I would go into politics.
To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom.
Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
Apartheid is the rule of the gun and the hangman.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
It has been discovered that LeBron James is sleeping with his newest teammate's mom.
Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.

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