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Henry Hampton Quotes and Sayings
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What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility.
If you haven't sensed that possibility you don't get started in the same way,
you don't feel you can have an impact.
- Henry Hampton

Everybody needs history but the people who need it most are poor folks -
people without resources or options.
- Henry Hampton

If you're black in America, race is a factor in your life.
Start with that assumption.
- Henry Hampton

We don't have a full black community in Boston.
Our people are scattered.
There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park
but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago.
- Henry Hampton

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On the one hand, there is no reason that a black person
needs to live a portion of his or her life being concerned
about the people of color around him.
On the other hand, if you don't you're crazy.
- Henry Hampton

Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil
Rights movement and to create an emotional,
intellectual constituency.
But what do you do after that? The black community
doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them.
- Henry Hampton

Food might be more immediately important than history
but if you don't understand what's been done to you -
by your own people and the so-called "they" -
you can never get around it.
- Henry Hampton


 

A question that sometimes drives me hazy:
am I or are the others crazy?
- Albert Einstein

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair,
offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity
that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
- Albert Camus

Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals.
For example, it makes no difference whether a single
car drives on the left or on the right.
But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!
- Marvin Minsky

It's not the case that carbon dioxide drives temperatures.
When you leave Ice Ages, it's the other way around:
The temperatures go up first,
and then carbon dioxide levels go up.
- Piers Corbyn

Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.
A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
- Walter Benjamin

The bass player's function, along with the drums,
is to be the engine that drives the car...
everything else is merely colours.
- Suzi Quatro

Social conservatives say who drives the bus.
- Richard Land

I guarantee you that's what Jeff Gordon does.
He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his
fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.
- Bo Jackson

There will always be a few people who just want to
knock you down or are jealous or just want to be horrible for the sake of it.
I don't know what drives someone to be nasty.
- Geri Halliwell

Never ask what sort of computer a guy drives.
If he's a Mac user, he'll tell you.
If not, why embarrass him?
- Tom Clancy

It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do,
boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to
either get somewhere or not get anywhere.
- Anish Kapoor

I know people who go back and check themselves,
but it drives me crazy.
Everybody wants to look in the mirror and see Cary
Grant looking back at them,
but that's just not the case.
- Dennis Farina

It's hard to say what drives a three year-old,
but I think I had a sense that nature was my solace,
and nature was a place in which there was beauty,
in which there was order.
- Story Musgrave

My dad was a musician, it was just what he did,
like another guy's dad drives a meat truck.
Our house was normal.
We weren't taken with the fact our dad was a musician.
- Branford Marsalis

What drives the creative person is that we see it all.
- Wanda Sykes

When I'm trying to go to sleep and there are little noises,
like a clock ticking or a fan squeaking,
it drives me completely insane.
- James Lafferty

It's not rage that drives me, it's competition.
- Lennox Lewis

You sell a screenplay like you sell a car.
If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it.
- Rita Mae Brown

When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn,
almost brutal.
Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on.
- Boris Spassky

What I absolutely can't do is just sit around,
that drives me crazy.
I go nuts!
I'm far too nervous, too high strung to sit around.
It's not my thing; I can't deal with it!
- Jonathan Davis

Eddie Jordan found me all the drives.
If I am with Tyrrell today, it is because Eddie was there.
- Jean Alesi

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract -
physical force is directly opposed to morality;
and secondly,
that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
- Auberon Herbert

Definitely, it's a fear of failure that drives me.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

Simon drives me crazy.
We are still arguing.
- Paula Abdul

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.
- John Lahr

Sensual excess drives out pity in man.
- Marquis de Sade

One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow.
It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When someone has the desire to go to school and has
the ability but can't get into our schools,
that's wrong.
Education drives the economy and the quality of life.
- Jack Miller

A civilization which leaves so large a number of its
participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt
neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.
- Sigmund Freud

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving;
it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that
drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far,
and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail.
- Franz Grillparzer

We have to be that wedge that drives the question and asks the hard questions.
- Danny Glover

A lot people I know - it drives them crazy when they're watching,
to see the people with their signs and waving,
but there's something that's very inclusive about it.
- Katie Couric

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries -
like France,
Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

Human nature means that institutions at some point
lose their sense of mission.
That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco.
- Bill Gross

Laughter drives shouting away.
- Indra Devi

In the same way he's fascinated by crosswords,
the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on.
- John Thaw

Even back then, I exuded self-confidence,
and that drives women crazy.
- Larry David

I have a certain curiosity for life that drives me and propels me forward.
- Rachel McAdams

Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about
adults without talking about their sex drives is like
talking about a window without glass.
- Grace Metalious

If God drives a car, He'd drive a 1973 Ford LTD Brougham
sedan with a claret-colored vinyl roof,
with oxblood leather upholstery and an opera window.
- Doug Coupland

It's the same thing that drives people to want to experience
sexual pleasure or have one too many drinks.
We all want to experience the other,
and to get out of our daily existence.
- Adam Arkin

Martina's gone with people who don't want to be out,
and it drives her crazy because she'd rather be open.
- Billie Jean King

We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn
to direct our inner drives,
our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves.
- Ethel Percy Andrus

Tower Records is like a temple to me.
I'll stay there for hours.
Nobody can shop for records with me.
It drives them out of their minds.
- Billy Bob Thornton

I was in Liverpool city center and I thought I broke one of my toes,
just by jumping on buses.
I put my arm in the door on the outside,
and the bus just drives away with me naked.
- Mark Roberts

Though public pronouncements of Israeli officials emphasize peace and mutuality,
unilateralism actually drives Israeli actions.
- Douglas Feith

I'm told leather drives men up the wall.
I like wearing it because it because it feels nice.
- Honor Blackman

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss.
The leader leads, and the boss drives.
- Theodore Roosevelt

We're way too much the same person, Larry.
I mean, you know, way too much the same person.
We have basically the same attitudes,
desires, drives.
And we see ourselves the same way.
- Jim Lampley

Dire poverty drives this mother back again to the factory
(no intelligent person will say she goes willingly).
- Margaret Sanger

To talk about adults without talking about their sex
drives is like talking about a window without glass.
- Grace Metalious

I don't know what drives me, I don't have a clue,
but I'm driven more today than I ever have been.
- Vince McMahon

Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind.
This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes,
this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
- Sophocles

Of course I have the odd bad game like other players.
But I can't accept that.
Especially when things don't go right for United.
It all means so much to me to be succesful here.
It drives me crazy at times.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

Every unskilled illegal immigrant who enters the United
States for work drives up healthcare costs for every American.
And, every illegal immigrant we turn a blind eye toward
weakens the rule of law our country is founded on.
- Elton Gallegly

I never thought of it as God.
I didn't know what to call it.
I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because
everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon,
even if you call it by another name,
that drives them.
- Gene Wilder

The kind of society which we still have is maybe,
in some cases, getting worse.
Competition is becoming a virtue.
Intense competition drives people to go more and more into self-interest.
Even to see other folks as competition.
- Major Owens

I love to study the many things that grow below the
corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color.
If one could only catch that true color of nature -
the very thought of it drives me mad.
- Andrew Wyeth

It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives
people not only to compete but to improve,
and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to
the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to
witness the athletic dedication.
- Herb Elliott

Our demand for meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates -
the world consumes one billion cans or bottles of Coke a day -
our demand for these things,
not our need, our want - drives us to consume way more
calories than are good for us.
- Mark Bittman

The scientists who do climate research understand that
much of the ever increasing concentration of CO2 in
the atmosphere since 1850 must be attributed to burning
those fossil fuels to produce the energy that drives industrialization.
- John Olver


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