Quotes by Don Lemon (Journalist/American).

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Michael Jackson is an accidental civil rights leader - an accidental pioneer. He broke ground and barriers in so many different realms in artistry, in pictures, in movies, in music, you name it.
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Being gay doesn't take your brain away or exclude me from having the same attributes as anyone else.
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We aren't as divided as we think we are. We're not just Republicans sitting in one corner, and Democrats sitting in the other corner.
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More than 72 percent of children in the African-American community are born out of wedlock. That means absent fathers.
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Paula Deen is a human being. She deserves forgiveness and a chance at redemption as much as anyone else. America is about redemption.
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You don't have true freedom until you allow a diversity of opinion and a diversity of voices.
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I think it would be great if everybody could be out. But it's such a personal choice. People have to do it at their own speed. I respect that.
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You go to Brooklyn, everybody's got a beard and plaid shirt. They may be able to tell each other apart, but they all look alike to me.
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Whenever I see John Lewis, I invariably say, 'Thank you.' And I will never stop. I don't know how he's still standing, because what he endured took courage and strength that I don't know that I have.
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I think if I had seen more people like me who are out and proud, it wouldn't have taken me 45 years to say it - to walk in the truth.
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I am a big devourer of James Baldwin.
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I love old school rock and roll.
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I don't consider myself a celebrity. I'm just a journalist.
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The truth is the truth is the truth. And as long as you tell the truth, you'll be okay in the end.
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Who needs a bullet piercing, armor piercing bullet to go hunting? Who needs an assault rifle to go hunting? You can't even use the prey that you kill with an assault rifle if you indeed do it.
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Governing means governing all of the people, no matter what demographic it is, whether it'd be black, white, women, straight, gay, Republican.
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I'm not concerned with what people think of me.
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Think about just how much we'd get accomplished if we collectively viewed the people with whom we came into contact as just an American and not an American with a prefix.
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There's a degree of deception in silence.
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Just because you can have a baby, it doesn't mean you should. Especially without planning for one or getting married first.
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I think young people don't really know that much about the Civil Rights Movement and about the history of African Americans in this country. It's not taught enough in school.
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Whatever happens with my career, I'm going to prosper no matter what.
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I've never been one to take glee in anyone's demise, and when I saw Jerry Sandusky walk out in handcuffs, I did kind of feel a bit sorry for him, even though the jury found him to do some horrific things; I was like, 'His life is over.'
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My mom tells me every single day that she's proud of me.
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In order to be transparent, you really have to be completely honest and open, so that's how I've lived my life, and that's where I am now. I am completely transparent. There's nothing that you can't ask me and nothing I won't talk about.
• Don Lemon

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