The best Quotes by Harvey Milk

The best Quotes by Harvey Milk

Harvey Bernard Milk (May 22, 1930 – November 27, 1978) was an American politician and the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

You must come out. Come out... to your parents... I know that it is hard and will hurt them, but think about how they will hurt you in the voting booth!
If you help elect more gay people, that gives a green light to all who feel disenfranchised, a green light to move forward. It means hope to a nation that has given up, because if a gay person makes it, the doors are open to everyone.
It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.
If every gay person were to come out only to his/her own family, friends, neighbors and fellow workers, within days the entire state would discover that we are not the stereotypes generally assumed.
How can people change their minds about us if they don't know who we are?

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San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
Anyone who doesn't have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me.
Congratulations, San Francisco, you've ruined pizza. First the Hawaiians, and now you.
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I hope I go to Heaven, and when I do, I'm going to do what every San Franciscan does when he gets there. He looks around and says, 'It ain't bad, but it ain't San Francisco.'
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
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We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Things are tough all over, cupcake. An' it rains on the just an' the unjust alike... except in California.
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I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
That's the great thing about California, you can almost go to the mountains and almost go to the beach on the same day.
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 Episode 11
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You know what's remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.
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It's the edge of the world
And all of Western civilization
The sun may rise in the east
At least it's settled in a final location
It's understood that Hollywood sells Californication
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I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to California - and that's pretty much the same thing.
I am not gay. Although I wish I were, just to piss off homophobes.
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Do we have to know who's gay and who's straight? Can't we just love everybody and judge them by the car they drive?
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Gay-marriage - great. I approve that, no problem. But you have to be gay for that!
Joko Winterscheidt in Joko & Klaas - Duell um die Welt, 30. November 2013
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The best sex in the world is gay. You know why? It's obvious: There are no women.
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I have never thought about my sexuality being right or wrong. To me it has always been a case of finding the right person.
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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.

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