Top 10 most inspiring quotes by Rev Jesse L. Jackson
- Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.
- If my mind can conceive it, My heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it!
- A new leadership. A choice. A chance. Don’t cry about what you don’t have. Use what you got.
- Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
- Your children need your presence more than your presents.
- When I came here, I put my hand on the Bible and swore to uphold the Constitution. I didn’t put my hand on the Constitution and swear to uphold the Bible.
- There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps… then turn around and see somebody white and feel relieved.
- Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow — red, yellow, brown, black and white — and we’re all precious in God’s sight.
- No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to flee and fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.
- Hold your head high, stick your chest out. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive.
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson is a prominent American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was born on October 8, 1941, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Jackson emerged as a prominent figure during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, working closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an organizer and advocate for equality and justice.
Jackson gained national recognition in 1984 when he became the second African American to run for the presidency of the United States as a Democrat. He campaigned on a platform that focused on civil rights, social justice, and economic equality. Although he did not win the nomination, his campaign played a significant role in expanding African American political participation and mobilization.
Throughout his career, Rev. Jesse Jackson has been a fierce advocate for racial and economic justice. He founded the Rainbow PUSH Coalition in 1996, an organization that promotes social justice, civil rights, and economic opportunity. The coalition has been involved in various causes, including voter registration, workers’ rights, and access to education.
Jackson has been involved in numerous social and political issues, including advocating for affordable housing, healthcare reform, and ending apartheid in South Africa. He has also played a role in mediating conflicts and promoting peace internationally, including efforts to secure the release of American prisoners in hostile countries.
As a Baptist minister, Rev. Jackson has often incorporated his faith into his activism, emphasizing the importance of moral and ethical values in pursuing social change. He continues to be an influential and respected figure in the civil rights movement and remains committed to advocating for equality, justice, and human rights.
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