Quotes by Jesse Jackson

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Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. ... If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
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America is not like a blanket-one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt-many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread.
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When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
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Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
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 chakras  kindness  

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Your children need your presence more than your presents.
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No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.
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Capital punishment turns the state into a murderer. But imprisonment turns the state into a gay dungeon-master.
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