Quotes by Jesse Jackson (Activist/American).

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I'm not wasting my time with any more non-straight-talking candidates.
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Republicans are the party of 'no,' and Democrats are the party of 'don't know' because it hasn't fought for bold ideas, policies, or plans to turn us in a new direction.
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Humanitarian appeals always help. They penetrate deeper than political tradeoffs.
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Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
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When you create more small businesses, you create small entrepreneurship. Out of that comes self-determination and employment.
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If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.
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People always grow and mature.
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In many ways Africa subsidised America and Europe's development.
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Look at the coded language the Right is using against President Barack Obama. Openly calling him a liar in Congress, saying he is 'not a Christian, he was not born here, he is not one of us.' That makes addressing such issues trickier for the first African-American in the White House.
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Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together.
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If you think black people have a motivation problem, open up a Wal-Mart and advertise a thousand jobs. Watch 5,000 people show up.
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George Bush has met more foreign heads of state than I have. But a substantial number of them were dead.
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In many ways, history is marked as 'before' and 'after' Rosa Parks. She sat down in order that we all might stand up, and the walls of segregation came down.
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Life has its dimensions in the mysterious.
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In politics, an organized minority is a political majority.
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We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
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I remember being taught my place.
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The relationship between the prophet and the President, the priest and the President, is a sacred one.
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We reveal our joys and successes, we conceal our pain.
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The law protects you from being abused. It doesn't threaten your lifestyle for someone else to have the right to exhibit their lifestyle.
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My very first recollection of life on earth was waking up in bed with my mother, and she was showing me a picture of my father, Charles Jackson, with a group of soldiers.
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I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet.
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I mean, the fight for a health care bill to cover all Americans and leave none behind is attacked as being a race appeal, which is not true, but then it's put out in the media as true.
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Black men of integrity cannot make a deal with a politician and leave out the poor of the nation, all God's children.
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The American people on the ground need a clearer, stronger, Lyndon B. Johnson-type voice from their president. Obama has that voice. It has to be used.
• Jesse Jackson

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