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Jesse Jackson

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"America is not like a blanket: one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt: many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread." America 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy." America, Democracy 2.0 avg (5 votes)
"Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -- red, yellow, brown, black and white -- and we're all precious in God's sight." America 3.0 avg (7 votes)
"Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up." Charity 4.7 avg (17 votes)
"Your children need your presence more than your presents." Children 4.3 avg (13 votes)
"Keep hope alive!" Hope 3.0 avg (10 votes)
"A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever." Justice, Life & Death, Morality 4.3 avg (10 votes)
"Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together." Leadership 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude, but their attitude, that will determine their altitude." Miscellaneous 0 avg (0 votes)
"Capital punishment turns the state into a murderer, but imprisonment turns the state into a gay dungeon-master." Politics 4.1 avg (15 votes)
"In politics, an organized minority is a political majority." Politics 4.0 avg (2 votes)
"When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression." Race 2.5 avg (17 votes)
"Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change." Work 4.4 avg (10 votes)


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