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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Quotes
Brief author info: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (1908-1972) American politician and civil rights leader Member of U.S. House of Representatives; pastor of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist church; key civil rights leader in 1960s.
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There is no future for a people who deny their past.
The black man continues on his way. He plods wearily no longer-he is striding freedom road with the knowledge that if he hasn't got the world in a jug, at least he has the stopper in his hand.
Mix a conviction with a man and something happens!
It's never the right time to take a particular stand.
Unless man is committed to the belief that all of mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck.
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Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
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If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
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Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
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