Civil Rights 1964 Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 23 Civil Rights 1964 Quotes

#1. On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Its enactment, following the longest continuous debate in the history of the U.S. Senate, enshrined into law the basic principle upon which our country was founded - that all people are created equal. - Author: Thomas Perez
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#2. I'll have them niggers voting Democratic for the next two hundred years. [Said to two governors regarding the Civil Rights Act of 1964, according to then-Air Force One steward Robert MacMillan] - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#3. Respectfully, the civil rights movement for people with disabilities is modeled on the African American civil rights movement. I'm old enough to remember 1964. I was a junior in high school. - Author: Robert David Hall
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#4. A star's light still shines even if there's no one to see it, but without someone to remember Jesse, his light will disappear. - Author: Shaun David Hutchinson
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#5. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was vigorously and vociferously opposed by the Southern states. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law nonetheless. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#6. In the summer of 1964, my sister and I went to South Ballston, Virginia, to stay with my aunt and her kids. They passed the civil rights bill that summer; my cousins were so happy because now they could swim in the pool. - Author: Edward P. Jones
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#7. Many Americans who supported the initial thrust of civil rights, as represented by the Brown v. Board of Education decision and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, later felt betrayed as the original concept of equal individual opportunity evolved toward the concept of equal group results. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#8. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 laid the foundation for the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but it also addressed nearly every other aspect of daily life in a would-be free democratic society. - Author: Aberjhani
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#9. We've talked more about civil rights after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 than we talked about it before 1964. - Author: Clarence Thomas
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#10. The Court today completes the process of converting Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from a guarantee that race or sex will not be the basis for often will. - Author: Antonin Scalia
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#11. The passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 represented precisely such a hope - that America had learned from its past and acted to secure a better tomorrow. - Author: Aberjhani
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#12. This bill attempts to make sure that President Clinton is not allowed to do by Executive Order what Congress has declined to enact in the past two congressional sessions namely, to treat homosexuals as a special class protected under various titles of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. - Author: Jesse Helms
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#13. I would have voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#14. What are you afraid of?
I'm afraid of not recognizing Paradise. - Author: Louise Penny
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#15. The Republican Party supported the Equal Rights Amendment before the Democratic Party did. But what happened was that a lot of very right-wing Democrats, after the civil rights bill of 1964, left the Democratic Party and gradually have taken over the Republican Party. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#16. I wanted to touch him, to tell him that even if everyone left everyone, I would never leave him, he talked and talked, his words fell through him, trying to find the floor to his sadness. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#17. I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#18. This is how it works. Everything is connected. Every choice matters. Every person is vital, and valuable, and worthy of respect. - Author: Deborah Wiles
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#19. I see the future of Brazil as the future of the planet. - Author: Gilberto Gil
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#20. Body image is something that girls struggle with every day, and it's something that I struggle with every day. - Author: Alessia Cara
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#21. I like the idea of amending the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include a ban of discrimination based on sexual orientation. It would be simple. It would be straightforward. - Author: Donald Trump
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#22. It's rare when an artist's talent can touch an entire generation of people. It's even rarer when that same influence affects several generations. Elvis made an imprint on the world of pop music unequaled by any other single performer. - Author: Dick Clark
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#23. When I was at 'Newsweek' magazine - which, you know, this really sounds like I walked four miles in the snow to school - but I started at 'Newsweek' magazine in 1963, which was before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. So it was actually legal to discriminate against women, and 'Newsweek' did. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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