Quotes of Activism

“ It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen. ”

- Dolly Parton

“ These cases are just the latest offensive examples of judicial activism run amok. ”

- Steve Forbes

“ Liberals attempt through judicial activism what they cannot win at the ballot box. ”

- Rush Limbaugh

“ Activism pays the rent on being alive and being here on the planet. ”

- Alice Walker

“ Protest politics has been vibrant against Bush and the war in Iraq, but it's been intergenerational. This doesn't seem to be a resurgence of student activism. ”

- Tom Hayden

“ The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone. ”

- William Boetcker

“ As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not. ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ My father was kind of a local pillar of the community, a high-school teacher and football coach. He was always very politically knowledgeable because he was a social studies teacher. But in terms of his activism, it was more social and charitable in nature, rather than political. ”

- William Baldwin

“ The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it. ”

- Gandhi
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