Quotes: activist

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  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    I have been a political activist most of my life and many groups have attempted to label me as a criminal because of my outspoken beliefs. I am not a criminal and I have never been one.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
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    I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.
  • Peter Carey
    Peter Carey
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    I'm always the one with the activist friends. I've been an activist very little.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
    Al Sharpton
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    I've never done anything else in my life other than preach and be an activist. Way before I was known.
  • Brandi Carlile
    Brandi Carlile
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    It's really important to me to promote worthy causes. But not in a heavy, obligatory, responsibility way. I really admired that as a kid, learning about the 'Elton John AIDS Foundation.' And I was obsessed with The Indigo Girls. And they are the consummate activist group, always reaching out, especially to Native causes and things like that.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
    H. Ross Perot
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    The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
  • Angela Y. Davis
    Angela Y. Davis
    American political activist, academic, and author 1944-
    Angela Y. Davis
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    The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.
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