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African American Expression

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  1. You have to expect that if you cuss out the world, the world is going to cuss back.
      --Andrew Young


  2. No nation as rich as ours should have so many people isolated on islands of poverty in such a sea of material wealth.
      --Andrew Young, A Way Out of No Way, 1994


  3. In a world where change is inevitable and continuous, the need to achieve that change without violence is essential for survival.
      --Andrew Young, A Way Out of No Way, 1994


  4. Civil rights leaders are involved in helping poor people. That's what I've been doing all my life.
      --Andrew Young


  5. To find people who don't want anything is rare.
      --Andrew Young


  6. Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view, you'll find many of them are unwise.
      --Andrew Young


  7. If you're a preacher, you talk for a living, so even if you don't make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.
      --Andrew Young


  8. Influence is like a savings account. The less you use it, the more you've got.
      --Andrew Young


  9. There can be no democracy without truth. There can be no truth without controversy, and there can be no change without freedom.
      --Andrew Young, A Way Out of No Way, 1994


  10. On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.
      --Andrew Young


  11. It is a blessing to die for a cause, because you can so easily die for nothing.
      --Andrew Young


  12. My hope for my children must be that they respond to the still, small voice of God in their own hearts.
      --Andrew Young, A Way Out of No Way, 1994


  13. No one who's white thinks he's innocent. No one who's black thinks he's guilty.
      --Andrew Young


  14. President Jimmy Carter was a citizen soldier. Ironically, he was considered weak because he didn't kill anybody and he didn't get anyone killed.
      --Andrew Young


  15. The commercialization of sport is the democratization of sport.
      --Andrew Young


  16. Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
      --Andrew Young


  17. We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
      --Andrew Young


  18. Wishing, of all strategies, is the worst.
      --Andrew Young


  19. Democracy, to be effective, requires that leaders perform heroically.
      --Andrew Young, A Way Out of No Way, 1994


  20. Racism is like high blood pressure—the person who has it doesn’t know he has it until he drops over with a goddamned stroke. There are no symptoms of racism. The victim of racism is in a much better position to tell you whether or not you’re a racist than you are.
      --Andrew Young


  21. You can't look forward and backward at the same time.
      --Coleman Young


  22. We need to dream big dreams, propose grandiose means if we are to recapture the excitement, the vibrancy, and pride we once had.
      --Coleman Young


  23. There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold.
      --Coleman Young


  24. Swearing is an art form. You can express yourself much more exactly, much more succinctly, with properly used curse words.
      --Andrew Young


  25. I've learned over a period of years there are setbacks when you come up against the immovable object; sometimes the object doesn't move.
      --Coleman Young



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