When you hate, the only person that suffers is you because most of the people you hate don't know it and the rest don't care.

— Medgar Evers

The most whopping Medgar Evers quotes you will be delighted to read

I'm looking to be shot any time I step out of my car.

.. If I die, it will be in a good cause. I've been fighting for America just as much as the soldiers in Vietnam.


It may sound funny, but I love the South.

I don't choose to live anywhere else. There's land here, where a man can raise cattle, and I'm going to do it some day. There are lakes where a man can sink a hook and fight the bass. There is room here for my children to play and grow, and become good citizens-if the white man will let them.


The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi.


When a black Jacksonian looks about his home community, he sees a city of over 150,000, of which 40% is Negro, in which there is not a single Negro policeman or policewoman, school crossing guard, or fireman.


You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea.


Our only hope is to control the vote.


The Negro has been here in America since 1619, a total of 344 years.

He is not going anywhere else; this is country is his home. He wants to do his part to help make his city, state, and nation a better place for better place for everyone, regardless of color and race.


Freedom has never been free.


Feedom has never been free ... I love my children and I love my wife with all my heart. And I would die, die gladly, if that would make a better life for them.


In the racial picture things will never be as they once were.

History has reached a turning point, here and over the world.