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15 Famous Quotes by Cesar Chavez
3/31/1927 - 4/23/1993
Also Known As:  
César Estrada Chávez
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Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. We have seen the future, and the future is ours.

Social change Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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[We believe that unions have always been about much more than the industries in which they operate.] The fight is never about grapes or lettuce, ... It is always about people.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. We have seen the future, and the future is ours.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak... Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak... Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win.

Nonviolence Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. We have seen the future, and the future is ours.

Pride Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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There's no turning back...We will win. We are winning because ours is a revolution of mind and heart...

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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. . . when the farm workers strike and their strike is successful, the employers go to Mexico and have unlimited, unrestricted use of illegal alien strikebreakers to break the strike. And, for over 30 years, the Immigration and Naturalization Service has looked the other way and assisted in the strikebreaking. I do not remember one single instance in 30 years where the Immigration Service has removed strikebreakers. . . .The employers use professional smugglers to recruit and transport human contraband across the Mexican border for the specific act of strikebreaking . . .

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves--and be free.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. We have seen the future, and the future is ours.

Future Quotes, by Cesar Chavez

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