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Morris Dees Quotes and Sayings

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Rarely in my 45 years as a civil rights lawyer have
I been so angry about an injustice as I am about what
happened to Billy Ray Johnson.
- Morris Dees

What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute
your unique donation to humankind.
Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our
world is precious and special.
- Morris Dees

Without public pressure from caring people,
our lawsuits will not be enough to stop this widespread abuse.
- Morris Dees

It's hard to think what should make your blood boil more -
what happened to Billy Ray or what didn't happen to those who abused him.
It's something we can't ignore.
- Morris Dees

 

You do stand alone sometimes.
But my mother stood by me through all this.
- Morris Dees

She was in a difficult position being the widow of a great American hero,
a role that carried high expectations but she did a
credible job of continuing Dr King's dream especially
in the face of a changing and often hostile American public.
- Morris Dees

A lot has happened since Dr. King left us.
He probably wouldn't recognize the landscape if he saw it,
but I still believe he would still have the same spiritual
faith and also faith in us as people -
not only people in our nation,
but people in the world.
- Morris Dees

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The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the
concept of equality and fairness.
We need to establish confidence with children that
there is more goodness than horror in this world.
- Morris Dees

Our supporters can send the message that it's wrong
for politically connected corporations to make millions
while people doing an honest day's work are being cheated
out of an honest day's pay.
- Morris Dees

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

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

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth
is rarely a politician's objective.
Election and power are.
- Cal Thomas

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
- William Penn

Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
- Friedrich Schiller

Travelling expands the mind rarely.
- Hans Christian Andersen

A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
- Robert Fripp

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
- Richard Bach

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde

The attempt to combine wisdom and power
has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein

Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks;
they are the summits of ranges.
- Thomas W. Higginson

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic,
for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.
- Robert Lindner

Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely.
Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes,
comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
- Woody Allen

There is nothing that special to see when looking at me.
I'm a painter who paints day in day out,
from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes,
more rarely portraits.
- Gustav Klimt

When men think much, they can rarely decide.
- Anthony Trollope

It has been one of my difficulties, in arguing this
question out of doors with friends or strangers,
that I rarely find any intelligible agreement as to the object of the war.
- Richard Cobden

The evils of tyranny are rarely seen but by him who resists it.
- John Hay

The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right.
- Henrik Ibsen

Those who abhors democracy would rarely immigrate to
an authoritarian state if they have to.
- Joe Chung

We are rarely proud when we are alone.
- Voltaire

There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed;
but you may note this fact,
that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.
- Bliss Carman

Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Affairs that depend on many rarely succeed.
- Francesco Guicciardini

A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history,
when we step out from the old to the new;
when an age ends; and when the soul of a nation long
suppressed finds utterance.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

I rarely believe anything, because at the time of believing
I am not really there to believe.
- Gertrude Stein

Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day,
rarely of what they had seen.
- Louis L'Amour

As a matter of fact, I rarely ever play myself.
- Frank Langella

I very rarely get nervous as an actor.
Very rarely.
- Corin Nemec

Again, I find it difficult to be taken care of and rarely acknowledge it,
and every act he does registers, but I also just need
to verbally acknowledge him and hug him.
- Patricia Heaton

The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has
rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper,
and render them more important.
- Hosea Ballou

We have indeed been fortunate in this country.
Over the last 200 some odd years since our Nation was founded,
rarely have there been attacks upon our homeland.
- Virgil Goode

I rarely draw what I see.
I draw what I feel in my body.
- Barbara Hepworth

I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company.
Rarely do they try to argue with me about my music,
probably because it's still too far-out.
- Klaus Schulze

I choose the places I go to carefully and wisely.
I'll rarely go to a shopping mall anymore.
- Fran Drescher

Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace
and those who could make a good peace
would never have won the war.
- Winston Churchill

Fortunately, this is not something that we see a lot of.
Very rarely do you see a dog in this terrible shape from starvation.
People just aren't that cruel.
- Jonathan Ross

Only very rarely are foreigners or first-generation
immigrants allowed to be nice people in American films.
Those with an accent are bad guys.
- Max von Sydow

Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited;
genius,
being the action of reason or imagination,
rarely or never.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Events alone rarely provide much guide to the future.
- Walter Lord

Movies are so rarely great art that if we cannot appreciate
great trash we have very little reason to be interested in them.
- Pauline Kael

At a moment that comes rarely in the life of a country.
It is a time when destiny is ours to hold.
- Paul Martin

When in doubt, one can rarely go wrong by going public.
- James E. Rogers

The lion is, however, rarely heard -
much more seldom seen.
- John H. Speke

Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date,
and are rarely invoked.
- Ralph Nader

Happiness is the absence of suffering.
I think it's an interesting way of looking at it.
I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.
- Julie Christie

The only drawback is once the work is done you rarely see each other.
- Adrian Belew

People who truly love us can be divided into two categories:
those who understand us,
and those who forgive us our worst sins.
Rarely do you find someone capable of both.
- Jonathan Carroll

Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door.
- Torquato Tasso

Rarely in broadcasting history has so much been riding
on the whimsical flick of a few thousand wrists.
- Harriet Van Horne

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to
aim at making proselytes by fire and sword.
Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
- Alexander Hamilton

Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence
or even lack of information.
- John McCarthy

Unlike presidential administrations,
problems rarely have terminal dates.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Manuel is still today a good friend.
The others I see rarely, but with Edgar I phone from time to time.
- Klaus Schulze

Writers should be read but not seen.
Rarely are they a winsome sight.
- Edna Ferber

A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire
is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I long for typical days, but rarely get them any more.
- Nora Roberts

In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact
rarely get as far as fact.
- Thomas Huxley

Who Rebels? Who rises in arms? Rarely the slave,
but almost always the oppressor turned slave.
- Emile M. Cioran

Consequently, a young business often grows by large percentages.
Mature businesses rarely do.
- Roy H. Williams

Rarely ever see or meet the writer during shooting.
- Tom Skerritt


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