quote by Maxine Waters

I've been in this struggle for many years now. I understand racism. I understand that there are a lot of people in this country who don't care about the problems of the inner city. We have to fight every day that we get up for every little thing that we get. And so I keep struggling.

— Maxine Waters

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Inner city quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo

For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.

We urgently need to bring to our communities the limitless capacity to love, serve, and create for and with each other. We urgently need to bring the neighbor back into our hoods, not only in our inner cities but also in our suburbs, our gated communities, on Main Street and Wall Street, and on Ivy League campuses.

Many offenders are tracked for prison at early ages, labeled as criminals in their teen years, and then shuttled from their decrepit, underfunded inner city schools to brand-new, high-tech prisons.

Inner city quote We are what we believe we are.

We are what we believe we are.

Dresden? There is not such a place any longer.

" "I want to point out, that besides Essen, we never actually considered any particular industrial sites as targets. The destruction of industrial sites always was some sort of bonus for us. Our real targets always were the inner cities.

My parents didn't really understand too much about sport.

At that time, we were in a Polish community in the inner city of Chicago, and I was the youngest of a bunch of cousins. Polish families are real big, with cousins and aunts and uncles.

A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.

Inner city quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil

You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.

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My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest levels of gun crime in the country. But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas. Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain.

Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.

I’m LeBron James, from Akron, Ohio, from the inner city.

I’m not even supposed to be here. That’s enough. Every night I walk into the locker room, I see a No. 6 with James on the back, I’m blessed. So what everybody says about me off the court, don’t matter. I ain’t got no worries.

Inner city quote The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.

The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.

It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish.

It's all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets.

Environmental damage such as graffiti, fly-posting and general littering is a menace that is becoming all too prevalent, not just in inner cities but in many communities - urban and rural.

Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.

Inner city quote When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people wh

When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.

The legacy of American socialism is our blighted inner cities, dysfunctional inner city school and broken black families.

In the end, we may be hurting the very people we should be concerned about - the inner-city poor, those who already have to live with many risks in their daily lives, those who do not have clout here in Washington.

There is something deeply hypocritical in a society that holds an inner-city child only eight years old "accountable" for her performance on a high-stakes standardized exam but does not hold the high officials of our government accountable for robbing her of what they gave their own kids six or seven years before.

Inner city quote It is when you finally learn that your  are all in your mind that your real life

It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.

I graduated from Bowdoin College and went to the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Then I left and took a job teaching really poor inner-city white kids in Boston. It was interesting to me because I'd never been around poor whites before.

Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities. He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story.

I want to see more people of different backgrounds being cast in films.

I want to see people from inner cities being discovered, because that's where you find some really brilliant artists.

Inner city quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the

To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

How do we redefine education so that 30-50 percent of inner-city children do not drop out of school, thus ensuring that millions will end up in prison?

I am a black male who grew up in the inner city of Atlanta and no one ever followed me in a mall. I don't recall any doors clicking when I crossed the street. And I never had anyone clutching their handbag when I got on an elevator. I guess having two awesome parents who taught me to be a respectful young man paid dividends.

Childhood depression tends to be more common in inner cities, being most frequently related to serious social deprivation, bullying, domestic violence, wartime experience and famine. It is, for example, a serious problem among children who are traumatised refugees.

Inner city quote Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

In inner-city, low-income communities of color, there's such a high correlation in terms of educational quality and success.

The inner cities, education is almost worthless, it's horrible.

We're going to have Common Core ended.

A lot of children grow up in poverty with flawed parents, but their inner world is still as inherently filled with wonder and innocence as children who are kept away from the city's underbelly.

Inner city quote If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

We are good citizens, and we cannot protect ourselves because you allow the criminals to run wild. ... I'd like you to come and live in the inner city for a week and see the importance of having a weapon. ... Go after the criminals and not the good people.

The stark truth is that as long as the welfare state makes it possible for young women - or teenage girls - to have children without a husband and survive without a job, out-of-wedlock births will remain ruinously high, and the inner city will continue to be marked by crime, poverty, and despair.

It has come to the time where the most dangerous place to be in America is not the inner city, where gangs threaten innocent lives, or in angry prisons, where only the fit survive, but in the womb of a mother who is being told that if she doesn't really want the baby, an abortion is the solution.

Inner city quote When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

As a good player in the inner city, you're always hearing people saying that you're better than you really are and that you don't have to do things like everybody else.

I believe the challenge the city faces is attracting continued development into the inner and western part of Jersey City. Nobody should be left behind as Jersey City continues to prosper and grow.

We cannot ignore the disparity in resources that continue to plague many of our school systems, especially those serving predominantly inner-city minority and impoverished children.

Inner city quote You must tell yourself "No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I'm going

You must tell yourself "No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I'm going to make it".

Reagan's neglect of the inner city is responsible for hiphop.

Hiphop is created thanks to the conditions that crack set: easy money but a lot of work, the violence involved, the stories it produced. Crack helped birth hiphop.

It's not always easy growing up in an inner-city area, but in my music I want to show people that you can turn it into something positive.

I believe the challenge the city faces is attracting continued development into the inner and western part of Jersey City. Nobody should be left behind as Jersey City continues to prosper and grow.

The soft bigotry of low expectations

I mean, when you grow up in the inner city and you grow up in a single-parent household, that's - those are humbling times, you know?

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