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#1. I always felt God had called me to serve within the church because of what the church stands for. This has always been home. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#2. The hardest thing about Berlin is letting it belong to other people. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#3. Loving God is never separate from loving our brothers and sisters. It's always the same. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#4. The point of Berlin was that it seemed that only people like you ran the city. You never ran into people who weren't like you - especially when you lived as that kind of American in Berlin connected to the arts. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#5. IN the book of my heart, pages keep falling out, many of them marked "Mom and Dad. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#6. The miraculous thing is that miracles do happen. - Author: Josephine Pinckney
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#7. I see everything I do as an extension of the ministry. It's all about service. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#8. I can see criticizing, complaining, protesting - anything but choosing not to vote. Too many people died for us not to vote. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#9. I can't remember when I've liked a character as much as I've liked young Lyle Rettew, or when I've cheered one on so hard, despite the fact that he's clearly crazy and his quest is doomed. A thunderous debut, and the beginning of what will surely be a breathtaking career. - Author: Pinckney Benedict
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#10. There's a class divide in black America that doesn't seem to trouble black Americans so much, but whites use it and exploit it. The progress of a few is allowed to stand for the progress of everyone. We can't afford that kind of disaffection at the moment. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#11. Marriage equality is a very middle-class issue and voting rights is a very working-class issue. If you do not vote, who are you speaking for? Who will be the next Fannie Lou Hamer? If not you or someone you know, then who? - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#12. It's important for the progressive youth to remember that the agenda you set today is the agenda that will matter tomorrow. If you are engaged and active, it means you are one of the lucky ones and you are awake. Most people are not there yet. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#13. God is no respecter of persons or causes. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#14. When you're writing fiction it's a heightened voice. You're trying to cast a spell, which isn't the same thing as trying to cast someone into it. You are creating a reality but it's a different sort of performance. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#15. We don't see ourselves as just a place where we come to worship but as a beacon and a bearer of the culture and a bearer of what makes us a people. But I like to say that this is not necessarily unique to us. It is really what America is all about. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#16. Freedom is having real choice. This offers a limited amount of choices. This is participating in a very imperfect system that we're desperately hanging onto, that we don't want to see further eroded. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#17. Economic justice is not just something blacks are crying out for; whites are desperate for it, too. But in the public imagination, the face of poverty is black. In all actuality, the face of poverty is white. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#18. Being a liberal progressive has been demonized as anti-white or overly on the side of blacks. There's nothing that can be done about that; it's just where we are in the history of our perceptions. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#19. In the community, in the African-American community, one person ought to say something, and that is the minister. The minister is paid by the people. He doesn't work for a big company. He doesn't represent a particular special interest. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#20. Europe was a very contentious subject in literature and yet jazz musicians still depended on Europe. Now it's not such a big deal. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#21. Our people expect the best of us. They send us to take care of the people's business, and those of us who take hold of that responsibility understand that's what it's really about. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#22. What this denomination stands for is, really, is the universal vision of all people being treated fairly under the law as God sees us in His sight. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#23. I hope I can live up to the faith that has been put in me to do a good job. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#24. It's not nothing when you're abroad and you don't have a washing machine. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#25. When you are writing the kind of criticism you hope you're writing, everything depends on keeping your calm or your cool. You're trying to tell someone about something that they may know nothing about. They depend on you to read or interpret as best as you can. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#26. I think at the beginning of one's writing life, negative reviews are what one does to get attention and stake out your territory. It's also often a mistake. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#27. In her excellent, entirely readable Richard Wright, Hazel Rowley accomplishes what [previous biographer] Michel Fabre would have liked to do with once-guarded letters, aging witnesses, previously unidentified girlfriends ... Mostly, Rowley concentrates on telling Wright's very powerful story. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#28. Identity has several parts, and the self needs to expand. Black youth should be encouraged to have as many parts or as rich an identity as possible. It's a form of allowing them to be curious about the world. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#29. It is my hope that as South Carolina senators, that we will stand up for what is best and good about our state. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#30. A man does not automatically become a public figure because he happens to build an empire out of chicken fat. - Author: James Pinckney Miller
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#31. There's a lot more satisfaction in thinking about money than in spending it, if people only knew. - Author: Josephine Pinckney
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#32. You'd be surprised how much fun you can have sober. When you get the hang of it. - Author: James Pinckney Miller
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#33. Body cameras help to record what happens. It may not be the golden ticket, the golden egg, the end-all-fix-all, but it helps to paint a picture of what happens during a police stop. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#34. Well, how'd we get to talking about our ancestors? People think we don't talk about anything else in Charleston. - Author: Josephine Pinckney
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#35. You can get away with anything as long as it works. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#36. There's a natural depravity in inanimate things that's quite shocking, when you think of it. - Author: Josephine Pinckney
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#37. Clem (Clementa Pinckney) understood that justice grows out of recognition of ourselves, in each other. - Author: Barack Obama
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#38. Criticism shouldn't be a performance that upstages the work it's talking about. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#39. We have a legacy to uphold: the people who died so that we could have the right to vote; the people who sacrificed so that we would one day realize the dream of a black president. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#40. I'm glad they're taking a step back. A lot of this is happening so quickly that people can't keep up with it. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#41. Could we not argue that America is about freedom, whether we live it out or not, but it really is about freedom, equality and the pursuit of happiness. And that's what church is all about. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#42. This is the way I look when I'm sober. That's enough to make a person drink, wouldn't you say? - Author: James Pinckney Miller
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#43. Our calling is not just within the walls of the congregation, but we are part of the life and community in which our condition resides. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#44. In the 19th century, Berlin was called the German Chicago. Or Chicago was called the American Berlin because they were sort of new cities or new powerhouses. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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#45. This is Robin Hood in reverse. These tax cap proposals favor those with the most expensive properties. We are spreading the taxes to those with some of the least expensive property. - Author: Clementa C. Pinckney
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#46. It's not true that voting doesn't make a difference. To check out is political suicide. This is especially true for our young black artists. You don't want to inadvertently end up doing someone's bidding. - Author: Darryl Pinckney
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