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Fannie Lou Hamer Quotes and Sayings

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I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

With the people, for the people, by the people.
I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful,
for the handful, by the handful, cause that's what really happens.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

Nobody's free until everybody's free.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement.
Three people are better than no people.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

 

If the white man gives you anything -
just remember when he gets ready he will take it right back.
We have to take for ourselves.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

People have got to get together and work together.
I'm tired of the kind of oppression that white people
have inflicted on us and are still trying to inflict.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

White Americans today don't know what in the world
to do because when they put us behind them,
that's where they made their mistake...
they put us behind them, and we watched every move they made.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

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Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

The Science of Mind is intensely practical
because it teaches us how to use
the Mind Principle for definite purposes,
such as helping those who are sick, impoverished, or unhappy.
- Ernest Holmes

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Praying is important when you wake up
at two o'clock in the morning
feeling sick from eating something dumb the day before.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

I will not eat oysters.
I want my food dead.
Not sick.
Not wounded.
Dead.
- Woody Allen

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take
the first pill that comes along.
- Joyce Brothers

The physician's highest calling, his only calling,
is to make sick people healthy - to heal,
as it is termed.
- Samuel Hahnemann

Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
- Kin Hubbard

When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.
- George Burns

Health food makes me sick.
- Calvin Trillin

Love is staying up all night with a sick child -
or a healthy adult.
- David Frost

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding
equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.
- Martin H. Fischer

'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
- Henry David Thoreau

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you
don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
- Flip Wilson

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

I got sick and tired of my lady wearing ugly underwear to bed,
so I turned to the Internet.
- John Wilson

Civil and political rights are critical,
but not often the real problem for the destitute sick.
My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get
medical care or clean water.
- Paul Farmer

At Bloomington, Indiana, I was invited to listen to
music written in quarter tones for four harps and voices.
I had to go out to be sick.
- Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

If you do not milk the cow fully, it falls sick.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav

The best advice on the art of being happy is about
as easy to follow as advice to be well when one is sick.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates,
is a sick man.
- Archibald MacLeish

I quit comics because I got completely sick of it.
I was drawing comics all the time and didn't have the
time or energy to do anything else.
That got to me in the end.
- Julie Doucet

I guess I'm happy that I'm getting the attention.
Otherwise, I'd just be playing in a local bar in front of my family members,
and I'm sure they'd get sick of that in no time.
- Gavin DeGraw

I'm sick of people sittin' in chairs stating their problems.
Then we roll the videotape...
then we have our experts on the topic...
I'm in the 'What's next?' phase of my career.
- Oprah Winfrey

The world will change for the better when people decide
they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is,
and decide to change themselves.
- Sydney Madwed

A Hospital is no place to be sick.
- Samuel Goldwyn

In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly,
without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment
in Hell hanging over my head.
- Edvard Munch

Politics makes me sick.
- William Howard Taft

In art, theories are as useful as a doctor's prescription;
one must be sick to believe them.
- Maurice de Vlaminck

I got so I was really just sick of sculpture.
- Robert Rauschenberg

When your child is sick, you have tunnel vision.
- Nick Cassavetes

People will sooner aid a sick dog lying on the sidewalk
than to try to find shelter for a sick person.
It's too much to deal with.
- Michael Zaslow

It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome
but if that is all we ever were,
we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth.
- John Steinbeck

I got sick of turning on the TV and seeing my face.
- Michael J. Fox

Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at
the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.
- Terry Eagleton

I got to the point where I was sick of fashion again,
like I was at the end of high school.
- Stephen Sprouse

I don't like LA.
The majority just seem to be so artificial.
Look at how they worship everything they think is fashionable.
Isn't it sick?
- Billie Joe Armstrong

Exercise is bunk.
If you are healthy, you don't need it:
if you are sick you should not take it.
- Henry Ford

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
- Charles Lamb

My heart, which is so full to overflowing,
has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
- Martin Luther

A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
- Sophocles

I came up in a family oriented towards the sick,
so I always felt an obligation for doing something.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the
very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm.
- Florence Nightingale

I want to walk into a room, be it a hospital for the
dying or a hospital for the sick children,
and feel that I am needed.
I want to do, not just to be.
- Princess Diana

The secret of learning to be sick is this:
Illness doesn't make you less of what you were.
You are still you.
- Tony Snow

You can't worry if it's cold; you can't worry if it's hot;
you only worry if you get sick.
Because then if you don't get well, you die.
- Joaquin Andujar

Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make
spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
- George Leonard

The world is sick of big IT things that don't work.
- Tony Scott

Even Woodstock turned out to be a disaster.
Everybody was stuck in the mud and people got sick.
- Johnny Rivers

I only use my sick days for hang-overs and soap opera weddings.
- Kate O'Brien

The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well.
- Tony Snow

People think I'm crazy because I travel too much,
but I haven't been doing any of that lately because
I got a little sick this year and I've tried to take care of it.
- Lee Hazlewood

If you exercise your mind, you're not going to get sick.
- Rob Walton

There is one consolation in being sick;
and that is the possibility that you may recover
to a better state than you were ever in before.
- Henry David Thoreau

Each of us knows that we have an obligation to care for the old,
the young and the sick.
We stand strongest when we stand with the weakest among us.
- Sarah Palin

Peter was sick of being a pop star, the guitar god,
and so he decided to teach himself other instruments.
Among the instruments that he picked up was the mandolin.
- Michael Stipe

The day is coming when there will not be one sick saint in the body of Christ.
- Benny Hinn

I have been looking forward to this age of my life for a long time.
In my twenties, I marked the days on the calendar -
I was sick of playing high-school kids.
- Rob Lowe

They told me I had been sick twelve days,
lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser,
who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man,
had brought me back to life.
- Black Elk

Because I was newly pregnant, I was sick as a dog,
yet I knew all my lines from a year before.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I'm so sick of Nancy Drew I could vomit.
- Mildred Augustus Wirt Benson


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