quote by Dick Gregory

Just being a Negro doesn't qualify you to understand the race situation any more than being sick makes you an expert on medicine.

— Dick Gregory

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Qualify quote A person howerer learned and qualified in his life's work inwhom gratitude is ab
A person howerer learned and qualified in his life's work inwhom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant.

There is a planet named Pluto, but we don't have one named Goofy.

Goofy would be a good name for this planet. It certainly qualifies.

I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races: that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people.

It takes sixty-five thousand errors before you are qualified to make a rocket.

There is no regularly constituted church of Christ on earth, nor any person qualified to administer any church ordinances; nor can there be until new apostles are sent by the Great Head of the Church for whose coming I am seeking.


The people themselves begin to clamour for an education which shall qualify their children for life rather than for earning a living. As a matter of fact, it is the man who has read and thought on many subjects who is, with the necessary training, the most capable whether in handling tools, drawing plans, or keeping books.

The reality is that the Lord never calls the qualified; He qualifies the called.

I don`t think the Donald Trump`s qualified to be president of the United States, and every time he speaks, that opinion is confirmed.

Other than He cannot be qualified by two (opposite) qualities at one time;

yet With Him they do not create opposition. He is hidden in His manifestation, manifest in His concealing.

We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing.


Don't terrorize. Organize. Don't burn. Give kids a chance to learn . . . The real answer to race problems in this country is education. Not burning and killing. Be ready. Be qualified. Own something. Be somebody. That's Black Power.

No matter how qualified or deserving we are, we will never reach a better life until we can imagine it for ourselves and allow ourselves to have it.

The chief evil is unlimited government, and nobody is qualified to wield unlimited power.

Sometimes when an idea flashes, you distrust it because it seems too easy.

You qualify it with all kinds of evasive phrases because you’re timid about it. But often, this turns out to be the best idea of all.

With respect to the words "general welfare," I have always regarded them as qualified by the detail of powers connected with them. To take them in a literal and unlimited sense would be a metamorphosis of the Constitution into a character which there is a host of proofs was not contemplated by its creators.


Because in no other person but the historic Jesus of Nazareth has God become man and lived a human life on earth, died to bear the penalty of our sins, and been raised from death and exalted to glory, there is no other Savior, for there is no other person who is qualified to save.

In every position that I've been in, there have been naysayers who don't believe I'm qualified or who don't believe I can do the work. And I feel a special responsibility to prove them wrong.

Evolution is not a fact. Evolution doesn't even qualify as a theory or as a hypothesis. It is a metaphysical research program, and it is not really testable science.

So, to say Barack Obama is progress is saying that he's the first black person that is qualified to be president. That's not black progress. That's white progress.

The ability to qualify for, receive, and act on personal revelation is the single most important skill that can be acquired in this life.


Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their own appetites.

Man-hating is everywhere, but everywhere it is twisted and transformed, disguised, tranquilized, and qualified. It coexists, never peacefully, with the love, desire, respect, and need women also feel for men. Always man-hating is shadowed by its milder, more diplomatic and doubtful twin, ambivalence.

The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader.

Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.

Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment.... Humanity is in 'final exam' as to whether or not it qualifies for continuance in Universe.


Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of L.

A. in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers.

We've got another nominee coming up, well qualified, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owens has a tremendous reputation, tremendous record, but they are already marshalling their forces to try to stop that nomination.

There are people who tell you to shut up because you're just a celebrity, but pundits, talking heads, they're every bit the celebrity and a lot of them aren't any more qualified than the average man on the street.

We've got another nominee coming up, well qualified, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owens has a tremendous reputation, tremendous record, but they are already marshalling their forces to try to stop that nomination.

I place my own hope for the United States in the growth of belief among the unqualified that they are in fact qualified: they can articulate and be responsible and hold power


Don't ever think that there are many ways to the Divine.

Jesus is the one qualified mediator, the only qualified sacrifice, and the only qualified savior.

I never make moral judgments; I'm not qualified to do so. I am not a censor, a priest, or a politician.

To design is to plan and to organize, to order, to relate and to control.

In short it embraces all means of opposing disorder and accident. Therefore it signifies a human need and qualifies man’s thinking and doing.

Possessiveness isn’t love. I’m not even sure it qualifies as an emotion.

This [EURO] was never a hate group, the European American Unity and Rights Organization was an organization in its charter is dedicated to true civil rights and stopping discrimination against people, that the best qualified people should be engaged and that every people have the right to preserve their heritage, their freedom and their values.

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