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“Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up.”
Jesse Jackson
“If my mind can conceive it,
My heart can believe it,
I know I can achieve it!”
Jesse Jackson
“Your children need your presence more than your presents.”
Jesse Jackson
“Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.”
Jesse Jackson
“There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps... then turn around and see somebody white and feel relieved.”
Jesse Jackson
“Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.”
Jesse Jackson
“Don't look down on somebody unless you are helping them up.”
Jesse Jackson
“No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to flee and fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.”
Jesse Jackson
“When I came here, I put my hand on the Bible and swore to uphold the Constitution. I didn't put my hand on the Constitution and swear to uphold the Bible.”
Jesse Jackson
“A new leadership. A choice. A chance. Don't cry about what you don't have. Use what you got.”
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“Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -- red, yellow, brown, black and white -- and we're all precious in God's sight.”
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“The white, the Hispanic, the black, the Arab, the Jew, the woman, the Native American, the small farmer, the businessperson, the environmentalist, the peace activist, the young, the old, the lesbian, the gay and the disabled make up the American quilt”
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“Hold your head high, stick your chest out. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive.”
Jesse Jackson
“Never look down on anyone unless you're helping him up”
Jesse Jackson
“never look down on somebody unless you are helping them up”
Jesse Jackson
“Just because a chicken was born in the oven doesn't make it a biscuit.”
Jesse Jackson
“Never look down on people unless you are helping them up.”
Jesse Jackson


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