quote by Michelle Alexander

We have avoided in recent years talking openly and honestly about race out of fear that it will alienate and polarize. In my own view, it’s our refusal to deal openly and honestly with race that leads us to keep repeating these cycles of exclusion and division, and rebirthing a caste-like system that we claim we’ve left behind

— Michelle Alexander

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Keep talking quote Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.

Always keep a big bottle of booze at your side.

If a bird starts talking nonsense to you in the middle of the night pour yourself a stiff drink.

Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet.

Keep talking quote Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle li
Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like hell underwater.
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Keep my planets in orbit, Never forfeit or quit, Move forward.

.. I talk with the awkward slang, I walk with the Wu-Tang.

I always tell kids, you have two eyes and one mouth.

Keep two open and one closed. You never learn anything if you're the one talking.


Hair and shoes say it all. Everything in between is forgivable as long as you keep it simple. Trying to talk with your clothes is passive-aggress ive.

Keep talking quote Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.
Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.

You keep your past by having sisters.

As you get older, they're the only ones who don't get bored if you talk about your memories.

The debt is like a crazy aunt we keep down in the basement.

All the neighbors know she's there, but nobody wants to talk about her.

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.

Keep talking quote I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.

If babies held the same tendency toward self-criticism as adults, they might never learn to walk or talk. Can you imagine infants stomping, 'Aarggh! Screwed up again!' Fortunately, babies are free of self-criticism. They just keep practicing.


The way I grew up, I was always taught that it's uncouth to talk about money, and that's not what should inspire you.

We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse.

Keep talking quote 3 things to keep private: Your love. Your income. Your next move.
3 things to keep private: Your love. Your income. Your next move.
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It’s difficult to find a person who can accept the truth consistently and more when it is related to him only and that’s what keeps the difference between the real talk and the negative talk very marginal.

I was always talking in weird voices from the time I was two.

I guess I just found a way to keep doing it! I did get a degree in theater and took some voice-over classes... but most of it is just the same stuff I was doing as a kid!

If you talk to your children, you can help them keep their lives together.

If you talk to them skillfully, you can help them to build future dreams.

Keep talking quote The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

Actually, I do happen to resemble a hallucination.

Kindly note my silhouette in the moonlight." The cat climbed into the shaft of moonlight and wanted to keep talking but was asked to be quiet. "Very well, I shall be silent," he replied, "I shall be a silent hallucination.

For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals.

Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen.

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk.

Keep talking quote Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world
Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.

Stay with friends who support you in these.

Talk with them about sacred texts, and how you are doing, and how they are doing, and keep your practices together.

Philosophy finds talkativeness a disease very difficult and hard to cure.

For its remedy, conversation, requires hearers: but talkative people hear nobody, for they are ever prating. And the first evil this inability to keep silence produces is an inability to listen.


But the gospel doesn't need a coalition devoted to keeping the wrong people out.

It needs a family of sinners, saved by grace, committed to tearing down the walls, throwing open the doors, and shouting, "Welcome! There's bread and wine. Come eat with us and talk." This isn't a kingdom for the worthy; it's a kingdom for the hungry.

Keep talking quote Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior.
Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior.

It's amazing how people can sound like retards when they're talking to their girlfriend, especially if they really love her a lot. Because when you're just fucking someone you make a point of keeping your cool, but when you're really in love - it can sound pretty repulsive.

I'm going to be cremated from the neck down.

And at my funeral, when people are talking about me, they have to hold my head. And then at the end, they have to kick me into the audience and the audience has to keep me up for at least three hits or you have to start the whole service over. No cradling it - I want legit sets.

I am an organizer, not a union leader.

A good organizer has to work hard and long. There are no shortcuts. You just keep talking to people, working with them, sharing, exchanging and they come along.

Keep talking quote It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.
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They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.


We'll keep you in our thoughts With the other bullshit in your heads? No, keep me out of your thoughts, because I hear some of the stuff you talk about and if that's close to what you're thinking about, I don't want to be around that, so keep me and my family out of your thoughts, unless you're thinking of making me a sandwich.

Someone told me once that blues is like whiskey.

They keep whiskey in the barrel for so many years, and then they talk about how well it's aged. But I don't think that goes for him. I think this young man has just stepped in there sayin', 'I'm gonna prove you all wrong.' I think he's like a watermelon, man. He's ripe.

Keep talking quote It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

I think if anyone tells you the odds are slim, just keep walking.

Just do whatever the hell you want to do, because they don't know what they're talking about. When you love something, and you work really really hard at it, you can do it.

I am very adamant about keeping my private life private. I don't prefer to talk about my family.

When I went to the Olympics, I had every intention of shaving the moustache off, but I realized I was getting so many comments about it — and everybody was talking about it — that I decided to keep it.

Keep talking quote Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give... it's about how many you can t
Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give... it's about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward.

Golf is a game, and talk and discussion is all to the interests of the game.

Anything that keeps the game alive and prevents us being bored with it is an advantage. Anything that makes us think about it, talk about it, and dream about it is all to the good and prevents the game becoming dead.

Liberals want Conservatives to shut up.

Conservatives want Liberals to keep talking. Because our arguments make sense and theirs don't

People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order, so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.

The curse of modern times is the preponderance of male hormones in places where they can do long-term damage. Even if were not talking about wars between nations or assaults on nature, there's still that aggressiveness that keeps us apart from each other and the problems we need to be working on.

In all the time that people have known me, has anyone ever heard me talk about the importance of rushing records or finishing with the most touchdowns? So if that's never been important to me, then why would that be a motivation to keep playing?

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