Sometimes it seem like to tell the truth today is to run the risk of being killed. But if I fall, I'll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom. I'm not backing off.— Fannie Lou Hamer
Pleasurable Fighting For Freedom quotations
Even if there comes a time when you do not hear my voice, do not give up.
Do not despair. Do not stop fighting for your freedom until you have victory!
It is our duty to fight for our freedom.
It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
My people are scared of the air around them, they always have an excuse not to fight for freedom.
If it is right for men to fight for their freedom, and God knows what the human race would be like today if men had not, since time began, fought for their freedom, then it is right for women to fight for their freedom and the freedom of the children they bear.
To .. all the dispossessed youth of Africa: for perpetuation of communion with ancestral spirits through the fight for African freedom, and in the firm faith that the dead, the living, and the unborn will unite to rebuild the destroyed shrines.
Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough to bury those that did not return.
The fight for freedom must go on until it is won;
until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest.
Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm, look for me all around you, for, with God's grace, I shall come and bring with me countless millions of black slaves who have died in America and the West Indies and the millions in Africa to aid you in the fight for Liberty, Freedom and Life.
If we don't fight hard enough for the things we stand for, at some point we have to recognize that we don't really stand for them.
Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands.
The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice. I had no alternative.
We fight not for glory, nor for wealth, nor honour but only and alone for freedom which no good man surrenders but with his life.
Only the Irish working class remains as the incorruptible inheritors of the fight for freedom in Ireland.
In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining…. We demand this fraud be stopped.
The purpose of art is the fight for freedom.
A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and mask on his face. They are both more or less what the law declares them: lawbreakers, destroyers of constitutional rights and liberties and ultimately destroyers of a free America.
People will never fight for your freedom if you have not given evidence that you are prepared to fight for it yourself.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle. by Saint Philo of Alexandria
You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom.
All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.
Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks.
Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grandchildren are once more slaves.
This I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected.
More than anything else, let me be clear - we need to be willing to fight for freedom, and free markets, and traditional moral values. That's what the American people want to see this movement and this party return to.
It is vain to fight totalitarianism by adopting totalitarian methods.
Freedom can only be won by men unconditionally committed to the principles of freedom. The first requisite for a better social order is the return to unrestricted freedom of thought and speech.
if I fall, I will fall five-feet four-inches forward in the fight for freedom.
We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism.
China not only fights for her own independence, but also for the liberation of every oppressed nation. For us, the Atlantic Charter and President Roosevelts proclamation of the Four Freedoms for all peoples are corner-stones of our fighting faith.
Are Americans afraid to face the reality that there is a significant portion of this world's population that hates America, hates what freedom represents, hates the fact that we fight for freedom worldwide, hates our prosperity, hates our way of life? Have we been unwilling to face that very difficult reality?
The time has come to recover the valiant courage of our forefathers, who understood that faith and freedom are inseparable, and that they are worth fighting for.
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.
Gay people do not fight for freedom to live in a lavender bubble, but in a more just society.
Americans have only the dimmest notion of what their constitutional freedoms are - and what it took to get them...[and] the willingness to surrender what we're supposed to be fighting for is a recurring part of our history.
Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
I have great respect for the men and women that have fought for the USA.
I have family, I have friends that have gone and fought for this country. And they fight for freedom, they fight for the people, they fight for liberty and justice, for everyone. That's not happening.