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John Hume Quotes and Sayings

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When people are divided, the only solution is agreement.
- John Hume

I was grateful for the opportunity to make a difference.
The political violence really started in 1970-1971.
The political difficulties start a little bit beyond that.
- John Hume

My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children.
We were very poor.
And when you ask how did we support ourselves,
the only funding that we had was unemployment payments.
- John Hume

I grew up in Derry, of course, and it was -
Derry was the worst example of Northern Ireland's discrimination.
- John Hume

 

I never thought in terms of being a leader.
I thought very simply in terms of helping people.
- John Hume

Before the arrival of the Credit Union,
people who were from the poor background or a working
class background couldn't borrow from banks.
- John Hume

I think that's not a question that one can answer accurately.
I read a whole range of books, quite a lot of history at the time,
and still do read a lot.
I read very widely.
- John Hume

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Like everybody at that age, I read an awful lot of pulp fiction.
But at the same time, I also read quite a bit of history
and read that as much for pleasure as part of a curriculum.
- John Hume

The violence had broken out in both sides,
but our philosophy as a party was very,
very clear.
- John Hume

We did not seek ideological confrontation.
- John Hume

If the word 'No' was removed from the English language,
Ian Paisley would be speechless.
- John Hume

They divided the city into three electoral wards,
and in one ward there was 70 percent of the people,
the Catholic population, and they elected eight representatives to the city council.
- John Hume

That's the strategy that myself and my party have pursued and are pursuing.
- John Hume

Therefore they should come to the table and reach an
agreement that would protect their identity.
- John Hume

The civil rights movement in the United States was about the same thing,
about equality of treatment for all sections of the people,
and that is precisely what our movement was about.
- John Hume

People were so keen to get investment.
In those days, there was quite significant unemployment in Northern Ireland,
and that had been the general pattern in Northern Ireland for many,
many years.
- John Hume

In coming to that agreement, my party had a clear philosophy throughout.
In Northern Ireland, we should have institutions that
respected the differences of the people and that gave
no victory to either side.
- John Hume

My father was a civil servant, fairly sort of middle ranking,
low to middle ranking.
He worked almost entirely in what was then called Administrative Labour,
dealing with employment and unemployment issues.
- John Hume

These are the influences that everybody has.
Some individuals might stand out because of one thing or another,
but whether one's perception as a child of what was
important or not is accurate,
I don't know.
- John Hume

Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing,
the local council, and they deliberately located people
in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control.
- John Hume

In working class districts, you had several families
living together in the one house,
and it was very difficult to get a house,
because the politicians who controlled housing were
doing so in a very discriminatory fashion.
- John Hume

They believed that Britain was in Ireland defending their own interests,
therefore the Irish had the right to use violence to put them out.
My argument was that that type of thinking was out of date.
- John Hume

Every child growing up will look to their parents,
my mother and my father.
My grandmother lived with us.
I picked up quite a bit of family lore and history from her,
which was interesting.
- John Hume

The basic policy of the British Government was that
since the majority of people in Northern Ireland wished
to remain in the United Kingdom,
that was that.
We asked what would happen if the majority wanted something else,
if the majority wanted to see Irish unity.
- John Hume

The only thing I shall talk about is my sporting achievements at school.
My primary sporting achievement at school was that
I dodged games for two complete years and was well
through the third year before they discovered that
I had completely avoided all games.
- John Hume

In my opinion, what changed the situation eventually -
and,
of course, it took a lot of time to change it,
things like that don't change in a week or a fortnight -
was the new educational system.
- John Hume

There were two mentalities, and both mentalities had to change.
There was what I called the Afrikaner mind set of the Unionist politicians,
which was holding all power in their own hands,
and discriminating, and their objective was to protect their identity.
- John Hume

I went to the local schools, the local state primary school,
and then to the local grammar school.
A secondary school, which technically was an independent school,
it was not part of the state educational system.
- John Hume

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier


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