Inspirational Quotes from Charles Evers

The least I can do is show Medgar I still care. And Martin.

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I love the life I live. The Lord blessed me to be independent. I am independent.

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And we never got the mule, let alone the forty acres.

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We’ve begun to get justice.

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We’ve begun to put fear into those whites who think they can do anything they want to a black person and get away with it.

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I’m against an all-white anything or an all-black anything.

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I’m a Republican, by the way.

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I feel there should be blacks in every Party.

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I believe in most of the things Republicans stand for.

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I’m against abortion.

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I’m for prayer in schools.

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I’m for economic independence.

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I don’t believe in welfare.

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I believe welfare makes you lazy and unproductive.

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The main thing I believe in is freedom.

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I loved Clinton; not as a Democrat, but as a person.

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So I’m in the Republican Party for the same reason I was in the Democratic Party: to make sure blacks are included, along with everyone else.

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It’s wrong to kill.

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Iraq did nothing to us. Iraq was not responsible for 9/11.

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The Republican Party is not inclusive.

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The Republican Party does not reach out.

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I’m a Republican and I’m gonna stay a Republican because they need somebody like me to stay in the Party and keep hammering away.

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I’d rather be dead and in heaven than afraid to do what I think is right.

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The problem is, the Republican Party hasn’t done anything to make this country better and I speak as a Republican.

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Any time the country is split 50/50, the leader is wrong.

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This is a racist country.

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Anybody who runs for president in this country and comes out as strong as the Democrats were about helping the poor folks and black folks is not going to win.

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Two people will never be President in my lifetime. A woman and a black.

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I don’t like a lot of social programs either because it makes you non-productive.

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Speaking as a black person, welfare is the worst thing that’s ever happened to us.

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Welfare makes you dependent upon someone to take care of you.

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We need to take responsibility and educate people. That’s why black folks don’t like me. I always say it’s our responsibility to make safe neighborhoods. It’s our job to get them cleaned up.

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I took Bobby Kennedy through the delta and he cried like a baby.

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Go down to the Republican headquarters. They ain’t got a single black working there. Not one.

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