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#1. Professional farmworkers who know how to do a number of different jobs, whether it be pruning or picking or crafting, they see themselves as professionals, and they take a lot of pride in that work. They don't see themselves as doing work that is demeaning. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#2. My dad was very intelligent, had a very strong personality. I was amazed with my father. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#3. Every single day we sit down to eat, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and at our table we have food that was planted, picked, or harvested by a farm worker. Why is it that the people who do the most sacred work in our nation are the most oppressed, the most exploited? - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#4. Why is it that farmworkers feed the nation but they can't get food stamps? - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#5. How do I stop eleven million people from buying the grape? - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#6. That's the history of the world. His story is told, hers isn't. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#7. If we don't have workers organized into labor unions, we're in great peril of losing our democracy. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#8. Don't be a marshmallow. Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk. Stop being vegetables. Work for Justice. Viva the boycott! - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#9. I think we brought to the world, the United States anyway, the whole idea of boycotting as a nonviolent tactic. I think we showed the world that nonviolence can work to make social change. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#10. We can't let people drive wedges between us ... because there's only one human race. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#11. We criticize and separate ourselves from the process. We've got to jump right in there with both feet. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#12. Giving kids clothes and food is one thing, but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#13. The thing about nonviolence is that it spreads. When you get people to participate in nonviolent action - whether it's a fast, a march, a boycott, or a picket line - people hear you, people see you, people are learning from that action. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#14. My mother never made me do anything for my brothers, like serve them. I think that's an important lesson, especially for the Latino culture, because the women are expected to be the ones that serve and cook and whatever. Not in our family. Everybody was equal. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#15. My mother was a dominant force in our family. And I always saw her as the leader. And that was great for me as a young woman, because I never saw that women had to be dominated by men. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#16. We must use our lives to make the world a better place to live, not just to acquire things. That is what we are put on the earth for. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#17. If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#18. Among our people, theres not any question about women being strong
even stronger than men
they work in the fields right along with the men. When your survival is at stake, you dont have these questions about yourself like middle
class women do. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#19. My mother was a very wonderful woman. When she and my dad divorced, she moved to California and worked two jobs in the cannery at night and as a waitress during the day. But she saved enough money to establish a restaurant. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#20. Honor the hands that harvest your crops. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#21. I think organized labor is a necessary part of democracy. Organized labor is the only way to have fair distribution of wealth. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#22. I quit because I can't stand seeing kids come to class hungry and needing shoes. I thought I could do more by organizing farm workers than by trying to teach their hungry children. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#23. Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#24. Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#25. Respecting other people's rights is peace. - Author: Dolores Huerta
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#26. We as women should shine light on our accomplishments and not feel egotistical when we do. It's a way to let the world know that we as women can accomplish great things! - Author: Dolores Huerta
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