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John Lewis

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Фотография Джон Льюис (photo John Lewis)
   

День рождения: 01.02.1889 года
Возраст: 87 лет
Дата смерти: 12.02.1976 года

Quotes of John Lewis

британский проповедник-унитарий, христианский социалист

  • ⋅Who gets the bird, the hunter or the dog? /John Lewis
  • ⋅The civil rights movement was based on faith. Many of us who were participants in this movement saw our involvement as an extension of our faith. We saw ourselves doing the work of the Almighty. Segregation and racial discrimination were not in keeping with our faith, so we had to do something. /John Lewis
  • ⋅It was not enough to come and listen to a great sermon or message every Sunday morning and be confined to those four walls and those four corners. You had to get out and do something. /John Lewis
  • ⋅When I was a student, I studied philosophy and religion. I talked about being patient. Some people say I was too hopeful, too optimistic, but you have to be optimistic just in keeping with the philosophy of non-violence. /John Lewis
  • ⋅If someone had told me in 1963 that one day I would be in Congress, I would have said, 'You're crazy. You don't know what you're talking about. /John Lewis
  • ⋅My mother and father and many of my relatives had been sharecroppers. /John Lewis
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  • ⋅The government, both state and federal, has a duty to be reasonable and accommodating. /John Lewis
  • ⋅To make it hard, to make it difficult almost impossible for people to cast a vote is not in keeping with the democratic process. /John Lewis
  • ⋅I say to people today, 'You must be prepared if you believe in something. If you believe in something, you have to go for it. As individuals, we may not live to see the end. /John Lewis
  • ⋅In the past the great majority of minority voters, in Ohio and other places that means African American voters, cast a large percentage of their votes during the early voting process. /John Lewis
  • ⋅My parents told me in the very beginning as a young child when I raised the question about segregation and racial discrimination, they told me not to get in the way, not to get in trouble, not to make any noise. /John Lewis
  • ⋅When growing up, I saw segregation. I saw racial discrimination. I saw those signs that said white men, colored men. White women, colored women. White waiting. And I didn't like it. /John Lewis
  • ⋅Labor was marching toward the goal of industrial democracy and contributing constructively toward a more rational arrangement of our domestic economy. /John Lewis
  • ⋅Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America. /John Lewis
  • ⋅Workers have kept faith in American institutions. Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been when labor's right to live has been challenged and denied. /John Lewis
  • ⋅If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees - at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes. /John Lewis
  • ⋅The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves. /John Lewis
  • ⋅Unionization, as opposed to communism, presupposes the relation of employment; it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes fully and unreservedly the institution of private property and the right to investment profit. /John Lewis
  • ⋅Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born. /John Lewis
  • ⋅In the steel industry the corporations generally have accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization. /John Lewis
  • ⋅The civil rights movement was based on faith. Many of us who were participants in this movement saw our involvement as an extension of our faith. We saw ourselves doing the work of the Almighty. Segregation and racial discrimination were not in keeping with our faith, so we had to do something. /John Lewis
  • ⋅The organization and constant onward sweep of this movement exemplifies the resentment of the many toward the selfishness, greed and the neglect of the few. /John Lewis
  • ⋅The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life, conscious partners in production, secure in their homes and enjoying a decent standard of living, will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion of alien doctrines of government. /John Lewis
  • ⋅Increased interest and participation by labor in the affairs of government should make for economic and political stability in the future. Labor has a constitutional and statutory right to participate. /John Lewis
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  • ⋅The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but were adding strength to the cause of their comrades in all industry. /John Lewis
  • ⋅I believe in nonviolence as a way of life, as a way of living. /John Lewis
  • ⋅I have fought too hard and for too long against discrimination based on race and color not to stand up against discrimination based on sexual orientation. I've heard the reasons for opposing civil marriage for same-sex couples. Cut through the distractions, and they stink of the same fear, hatred and intolerance I have known in racism and in bigotry. /John Lewis
  • ⋅We may not have chosen the time, but the time has chosen us. /John Lewis
  • ⋅Sen. McCain and Gov. Palin are sowing the seeds of hatred and division, and there is no need for this hostility in our political discourse. /John Lewis
  • ⋅The reward for playing jazz is playing jazz. /John Lewis
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Omalone1 16.07.2019 07:48:16
Women think that all men are equal, and this is their strength, men think all women are different - it destroys them.




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