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Louis Stokes Quotes and Sayings

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The purpose of sealing the records was not to conceal
them or to conceal the facts from the American people.
- Louis Stokes

One of the first things we found out was that the Warren
Commission never pursued a conspiracy investigation.
- Louis Stokes

People are just fascinated by assassinations.
- Louis Stokes

Well we had nine top forensic pathologists from across the country,
who operated as a panel, who looked at all the ballistic
evidence and they came out saying that those bullets
did exactly what the Warren Commission said they did.
- Louis Stokes

 

Our findings with reference to organized crime was
that organized crime as an entity didn't participate
in the assassination of the president.
However, we were unable to preclude the possibility
of individual members of organized crime having participated.
- Louis Stokes

There was a man who was an associate of jimmy Hoffa,
who testified against Hoffa in his trial down in Tennessee.
We had information from him that he and Hoffa did,
in fact, discuss the planning of an assassination conspiracy against Bobby Kennedy.
- Louis Stokes

Nowhere, absolutely nowhere, has there ever been a hint,
not even a whisper, that a Black person was involved
in the assassination of the president.
But that's the kind of thing you have in this movie.
- Louis Stokes

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Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many
of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission
and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago.
We published our findings in 27 volumes of information
and evidentiary material.
- Louis Stokes

In my opinion, assassination theories will continue
to revolve around these assassinations as they have
around several other significant assassinations in American history.
The assassination of President Lincoln comes to mind.
- Louis Stokes

But we did conclude that Ray had actually killed Dr.
King pursuant to his theory that he was going to be
able to get hold of that money.
He had learned of this offer through his ties in the
Missouri State Penitentiary.
- Louis Stokes

Also, with information having just come out at the
time about J. Edgar Hoover's electronic surveillance
of Dr. King, it gave greater weight to the statements
of those persons who were alleging involvement of the FBI.
- Louis Stokes

Firstly, we have personnel records of persons we hired,
persons we fired, reasons we fired them and so forth.
These records have nothing to do with the assassination of the president and,
therefore, ought to remain in the files.
- Louis Stokes

There have been a couple of instances prior to now
where members of the House have filed resolutions calling
for release of the sealed files which were developed
during the course of our committee's investigation.
- Louis Stokes

There is one instance that we cite in the report where
in one of the conversations a member of organized crime
is talking to another member of organized crime and
he suggests that Attorney General Kennedy should be murdered.
- Louis Stokes

There are, in the King case in particular,
e names of confidential informants, persons to whom
we promised confidentiality in return for their testimony.
We have put their testimony in the public domain,
but feel that their names should continue to be anonymous.
- Louis Stokes

In all, we investigated, I think, close to 50 rumors
about offers to kill Dr. King around the country.
But we found no evidence to support rumors of FBI involvement in the assassination.
- Louis Stokes

Well that's true, and what is actually happening now
is that there are accusations that those records contain
conspiratorial information that has been concealed
from the American people and that is a dangerous situation
that just cannot be tolerated.
- Louis Stokes

There are some classified documents there that we received from the CIA.
Our arrangement with the CIA was that we could by mutual
agreement declassify these documents,
but we had no authority to unilaterally declassify them.
- Louis Stokes

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama PHOTO

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
- Robert Byrne

The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

I will act as if what I do makes a difference.
- William James

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be resolute in your goals,
but flexible in your tactics.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins

The meaning of Life is whatever we Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

You should not confuse your career with your life.
- Dave Barry


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