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Henry Hampton Quotes and Sayings

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Everybody needs history but the people who need it most are poor folks -
people without resources or options.
- Henry Hampton

If you're black in America, race is a factor in your life.
Start with that assumption.
- Henry Hampton

We don't have a full black community in Boston.
Our people are scattered.
There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park
but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago.
- Henry Hampton

What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility.
If you haven't sensed that possibility you don't get started in the same way,
you don't feel you can have an impact.
- Henry Hampton

 

Food might be more immediately important than history
but if you don't understand what's been done to you -
by your own people and the so-called "they" -
you can never get around it.
- Henry Hampton

Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil
Rights movement and to create an emotional,
intellectual constituency.
But what do you do after that? The black community
doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them.
- Henry Hampton

On the one hand, there is no reason that a black person
needs to live a portion of his or her life being concerned
about the people of color around him.
On the other hand, if you don't you're crazy.
- Henry Hampton

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When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
- Doug Floyd

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

It was impossible to get a conversation going,
everybody was talking too much.
- Yogi Berra

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody
- John Churton Collins

Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Albert Einstein

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.
- John Lennon

Everybody is a teenage idol.
- Barry Gibb

Everybody's a dreamer.
- John Lithgow

When I was little I thought, isn't it nice that everybody
celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th.
- Gloria Stuart

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else.
I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
- Ken Venturi

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
- Ansel Adams

There is only one boss.
The customer.
And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down,
simply by spending his money somewhere else.
- Sam Walton

Everybody knows how to raise children,
except the people who have them.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.
- Frank Langella

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be.
Everybody has their own path.
It's laid out for you.
It's just up to you to walk it.
- Justin Timberlake

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
- Finley Peter Dunne

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

No one knows what's next, but everybody does it.
- George Carlin

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughan

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the
quality of the environment,
is to get everybody involved.
- Richard Rogers

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

Everybody likes a compliment.
- Abraham Lincoln

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself.
Everybody should try it.
- Barbara Pym

I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first,
friends and family second and you third,
we won't ever have an argument.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Sensitive, humbug.
Everybody thinks I'm sensitive.
Wait until they hear my new album.
- Carole King

I'm in the civil discourse business.
I think it takes all kinds.
And more power to everybody.
- Jim Lehrer

I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was
writing arrangements for singers and everybody.
But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
- Quincy Jones

Everybody told me to stay in Hollywood.
This was the place they said I could have a big career.
What they failed to mention was that no one would quite know what to do with me.
- Persis Khambatta

For years, I thought I simply didn't dream.
I felt left out.
Everybody else had a thing I didn't have.
- Theodore Sturgeon

You can listen to what everybody says,
but the fact remains that you've got to get out there
and do the thing yourself.
- Joan Sutherland

All I wanted was just what everybody else wants,
you know, to be loved.
- Rita Hayworth

Everybody's got to do what they've got to do.
- Tom Osborne

I love Los Angeles.
I love Hollywood.
They're beautiful.
Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic.
I want to be plastic.
- Andy Warhol

Well, sometimes when you say you want to be like everybody else,
you're really saying that you're not.
- Christopher Atkins

Through my illness I learned rejection.
I was written off.
That was the moment I thought, Okay,
game on.
No prisoners.
Everybody's going down.
- Lance Armstrong

Not everybody is perfect, and I don't think we should
be looking for perfect people.
- Simon Cowell

Blade Runner helped make my career.
Everybody was in it.
Who knew?
- Brion James

Most other competitions are individual achievements,
but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.
- Scott Hamilton

Everybody's scared for their ass.
There aren't too many people ready to die for racism.
They'll kill for racism but they won't die for racism.
- Florynce R. Kennedy

It's official, Arnold said he will enter the race for governor.
At least that's what everybody thinks he said.
- David Letterman

Country radio went through a time where they were trying to pigeonhole everybody,
and trying to make the gap really narrow,
and I think that they've opened that up a little bit.
- Tim McGraw

Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked.
- Peter De Vries

I looked in the audience.
There were no strangers.
Everybody was singing and cheering and hugging.
That was a beautiful picture to look at.
- Celine Dion

We're going to have the same demographic spread of
nutcases and the same spread of everybody in between.
- Max Cannon

Jazz is letting everybody do his or her thing with the music.
- Percy Heath

A thief believes everybody steals.
- Edward W. Howe

In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down,
and everybody walked in front of it and acted,
and then they all walked off.
Cutting was quite infrequent.
- Bruce Beresford

Julia Roberts is a favorite.
Everybody loves her in the Hollywood community.
The public adores her.
- Mary Hart

It is giving me a great satisfaction,
because I had the notion that we could make great wines
equal to the greatest wines in the world,
and everybody said it was impossible.
- Robert Mondavi

I know I'm an acquired taste - I'm anchovies.
And not everybody wants those hairy little things.
- Tori Amos

Everybody wants to be somebody.
The thing you have to do is give them confidence they can.
You have to give a kid a dream.
- George Foreman

The Beatles had just come out, and everybody had a band.
It was incredible competition out there.
- Gregg Allman

Everybody in the black community must organize,
and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not,
but not until we are organized.
- H. Rap Brown


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