Quotations

Tim Holden

Quotations 2 Tim Holden“The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.”

Tim Holden (former U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district, who served in Congress from 1993 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party)

Nina Simone

Quotations 3 Nina Simone“The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.”

Nina Simone (an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement)

Shirley Chisholm

Quotations 4 Shirley Chisholm“Of course laws will not eliminate prejudice from the hearts of human beings. But that is no reason to allow prejudice to continue to be enshrined in our laws - to perpetuate injustice through inaction.”

Shirley Chisholm (an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress)

Taylor Swift

Quotations 5 Taylor Swift”I've never thought about any kind of prejudice about women in country music because I never felt like it affected me. I was fortunate enough to come about in a time when I didn't feel that kind of energy at all, and it was always my theory that if you want to play in the same ballgame as the boys, you've got to work as hard as them.”

Taylor Swift (an American singer-songwriter; one of the leading contemporary recording artists)

James Comey

Quotations 6 James Comey“Those of us in law enforcement must redouble our efforts to resist bias and prejudice. We must better understand the people we serve and protect - by trying to know, deep in our gut, what it feels like to be a law-abiding young black man walking on the street and encountering law enforcement.

We must understand how that young man may see us.”

James Comey (an American lawyer who served as the seventh Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation – FBI)

Gisele Bündchen

Quotations 2 Gisele Bunchen“I feel privileged to be a U.N. ambassador. It gives me an opportunity to use my voice to help raise awareness about important social and environmental issues.”

Gisele Bündchen (Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian supermodel)

Bernie Sanders

Quotations 3 Bernie Sanders“Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent – a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice – that struggle continues.”


Bernie Sanders (Independent American politician and Senator of Vermont)

Alexandra Paul

Quotations 4 Alexandra Paul“For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I’m doing the right thing by the animals.”

Alexandra Paul (American actress, activist and health coach)

Richard Trumka

Quotations 5 Richard Trumka“Time after time we’re told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations, environmental protections and labor standards – giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines, choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on.”


Richard Trumka (President of the 12.5-million-member AFL-CIO, and an outspoken advocate for social and economic justice)

Annie Dillard

Quotations 6 Anniie Dillard

“There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.”

Annie Dillard (American author)

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