Quotes by minorities

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one.
  • Bryan Singer
    Bryan Singer
    American director, producer and writer 1965-
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    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.
  • Bruce Nordstrom
    Bruce Nordstrom
    American businessman 1933-
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    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.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
    American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
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    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?
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    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.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    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.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    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)
  • Abba Eban
    Abba Eban
    Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
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    The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.
  • Arthur Laffer
    Arthur Laffer
    American economist and author 1940-
    Arthur Laffer
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The minorities are sometimes right. The majorities never.
  • Lord Acton
    Lord Acton
    British historian 1834-1902
    Lord Acton
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    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
    Carol Moseley Braun
    American diplomat, politician, and lawyer 1947-
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    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.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    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.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    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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