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Top 16 James Farmer Jr. Quotes (CIVIL RIGHTS)

Top 10 Most Famous James Farmer Quotes (BEST)

Courage, after all, is not being unafraid, but doing what needs to be done in spite of fear.
Courage, after all, is not being unafraid, but doing what needs to be done in spite of fear.
We do what we have to so we can do what we want to.
We do what we have to so we can do what we want to.
There is no armor more impenetrable than song.
There is no armor more impenetrable than song.
If we do not save the environment, then whatever we do in civil rights will be of no meaning, because then we will have the equality of extinction.
If we do not save the environment, then whatever we do in civil rights will be of no meaning, because then we will have the equality of extinction.
We, who are the living, possess the past. Tomorrow is for our martyrs.
We, who are the living, possess the past. Tomorrow is for our martyrs.
Ugliness has its own splendor when it houses a soul of beauty.
Ugliness has its own splendor when it houses a soul of beauty.
Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.
Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.
It's hard to pay attention and stay focused, especially when there is a lot going on around you.
It’s hard to pay attention and stay focused, especially when there is a lot going on around you.
Evil societies always kill their consciences.
Evil societies always kill their consciences.
Institutional practices, it seems, perpetuate themselves mostly by their invisibility.
Institutional practices, it seems, perpetuate themselves mostly by their invisibility.

6 Inspirational James Farmer Quotes (LIFE)

Words are not enough. There must be action.
Words are not enough. There must be action.
I risked what I did to improve the nation. We wanted to make what we loved better and make it more deserving of that love.
I risked what I did to improve the nation. We wanted to make what we loved better and make it more deserving of that love.
The old and the young, the white and the black all managed to step outside of themselves to find something to believe in.
The old and the young, the white and the black all managed to step outside of themselves to find something to believe in.
If you say no to racism and encourage your children to make friendships across racial lines, you can make a difference in one generation.
If you say no to racism and encourage your children to make friendships across racial lines, you can make a difference in one generation.
Nonviolence and legal action must be twin weapons– either one being used when it seems to be most applicable, with each bolstering the other.
Nonviolence and legal action must be twin weapons– either one being used when it seems to be most applicable, with each bolstering the other.
I was scared all the time in the 60s and anyone who wasn’t, was a liar or totally without imagination.
I was scared all the time in the 60s and anyone who wasn’t, was a liar or totally without imagination.

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