Best Haitian Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Best Haitian Quotes

#1. god gives but does not share" --haitian proverb - Author: Tracy Kidder
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#2. televangelist Pat Robertson took to the world's airwaves and tried to suggest that the earthquake was God's vengeance for the Haitian Revolution, alleging that the slaves had sold their souls to Satan at Bwa Kayiman in return for the power to overthrow their masters. - Author: Mambo Chita Tann
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#3. It's very difficult to get any movies done about Black heroes - Haitian or American - in Hollywood. The argument in Hollywood is that there is no market for those movies, and that is not true. - Author: Jimmy Jean-Louis
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#4. I am grateful to President George W. Bush for PEPFAR, which is saving the lives of millions of people in poor countries and to both Presidents Bush for the work we've done together after the South Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and the Haitian earthquake. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#5. The rich are only defeated when running for their lives. - Author: C.L.R. James
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#6. I came into the music world in 1988 with a song called 'Ooh La La,' that was like a breath of fresh air in Haitian music. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#7. I am currently in Haiti to help the Haitian people in their reconstruction. - Author: Jean-Claude Duvalier
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#8. This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity. - Author: Kendrick Meek
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#9. At Al Jazeera, the first story I did was to sit down with a former Haitian dictator, Jean-Claude Duvalier, and grill him about crimes against humanity. Al Jazeera is giving me the opportunity to tell important stories and stories that I want to tell. - Author: Soledad O'Brien
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#10. If a Cuban refugee is escaping, we're saying they're a political refugee, but why isn't a Haitian refugee a political refugee? They're escaping the capitalism and degradation of economic imperialism. We don't call them political refugees; we call them unfortunate people. - Author: Ian Svenonius
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#11. The diiference is that in the private sector you work for yourself, and as Prime Minister I work for every single Haitian - inside Haiti and outside - and for all those who love Haiti as well. - Author: Laurent Lamothe
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#12. When you put more than a million kids in school, you take a plane today and go to Haiti, you cannot see the results. You will see the results in 30 years when you see a different type of Haitian. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#13. It's time for Haitians to have access to health care. It's time to open our borders to the Haitian diaspora, open our markets to the world. It's time to open our country to potential investors. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#14. I like them brown, yellow, Puerto Rican, or Haitian
Name is Phife Dawg from the Zulu nation - Author: Phife Dawg
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#15. It's a marriage of convenience. Temporarily, so long as our interests coincide, however long it takes to dispose of that mob of petit blancs at Port-au-Prince. Afterward,' he waved his sticky fingers airily, 'everything will return to the way it was before. - Author: Madison Smartt Bell
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#16. You know, we do not want the militarization of Haiti. We do not see a Haitian as a protectorate where it relinquishes its own sovereignty. - Author: Danny Glover
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#17. In Haitian mythology there is the figure Ghede, who in West Africa, is Iku, whose role is to show "each man his devil." He's represented by a figure wearing a top hat and smoking a cigar. That's my gig. - Author: Ishmael Reed
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#18. I would hate for people to generalize about every Haitian from something that one Haitian did, or a group of Haitians did. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#19. That was the beginning of the revolution. Many years have gone by and blood keeps running, soaking the soil of Haiti, but I am not there to weep. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#20. We were the only black family in my neighborhood for many years. Wherever we lived, we were often the only black family, and certainly the only Haitian family. But my parents were really great at providing a loving home where we could feel safe and secure. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#21. Anytime one tries to take fragments of one's personal mythology and make them understandable to the whole world, one reaches back to the past. It must be dreamed again. - Author: Assotto Saint
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#22. Slave rebellions, especially the [1791] Haitian Revolution, had an ongoing effect on the ways in which abolitionists talked about ending slavery. - Author: Manisha Sinha
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#23. I think it's hard for an outsider to capture the flavor of a community and all its nuances, so ultimately Haitian-Americans need to start sharing intimate accounts of their stories. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#24. To start with, for example this year, 2004, is the bicentennial of Haitian independence. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#25. Danzon is my favorite Cuban music, played by a traditional string orchestra with flute and piano. It's very formally structured but romantic music, which derives from the French-Haitian contradance. - Author: Rachel Kushner
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#26. The silencing of the Haitian Revolution is only a chapter within a narrative of global domination. It is part of the history of the West and it is likely to persist, even in attenuated form, as long as the history of the West is not retold in ways that bring forward the perspective of the world. - Author: Michel-Rolph Trouillot
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#27. Haitian diplomacy will be oriented toward the influx of foreign capital, direct investments that create jobs and stimulate economic growth. - Author: Laurent Lamothe
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#28. Every time there has been an effort by the Haitian people to overcome the misery and poverty that comes from 200 years of bitter attacks, really bitter, the U.S. steps in and blocks it. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#29. I see the sharp inequality between how Haitian and Cuban refugees are treated in Florida. Both groups come here because their lives are equally desperate. But on arrival, the Haitians are incarcerated, and some are immediately repatriated, whereas Cubans get to stay and are eligible for citizenship. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#30. A message of consolation to Greek brothers in their prison camps, and to my Haitian brothers and Nicaraguan brothers and Dominican brothers and South African brothers and Spanish brothers and to my brothers in South Vietnam, all in their prison camps: You are in the free world! - Author: E.L. Doctorow
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