Quotes by minorities
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one.
American director, producer and writer 1965-
I'm actually part of a number of minorities. I grew up being a horribly awkward kid. A terrible student. And now I find myself as a filmmaker, and you feel kind of alone in the world because you're separate from everyone else.
American businessman 1933-
I'm not sure how to say this without making it sound corny, but I honestly feel this is the way to run a business. Our work force needs to mirror these communities, and we've got to get aggressive in recruiting and promoting minorities.
American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
If we're so cruel to minorities, why do they keep coming here? Why aren't they sneaking across the Mexican border to make their way to the Taliban?
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
Jews and homosexuals are the outstanding creative minorities in contemporary urban culture. Creative, that is, in the truest sense: they are creators of sensibilities. The two pioneering forces of modern sensibility are Jewish moral seriousness and homosexual aestheticism and irony.
American politician 1941-
Low-income people, racial or ethnic minorities, pregnant women, seniors, people with special needs, people in rural areas - they all have a much harder time accessing a dentist than other groups of Americans.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
Remember also that the smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights, cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.Source: Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal (1966)
Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.
American economist and author 1940-
The minimum wage is the black teenage unemployment act. It is the guaranteed way of holding the poor, the minorities and the disenfranchised out of the mainstream is if you price their original services too high.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
The minorities are sometimes right. The majorities never.
British historian 1834-1902
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
Carol Moseley Braun
American diplomat, politician, and lawyer 1947-
The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected.
American writer 1924-1987
We cannot discuss the state of our minorities until we first have a sense of what we are, who we are, what our goals are, and what we take life to be.
American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.
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