Ghetto People Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 43 Quotes About Ghetto People

#1. People think it way past the time when anybody can remember who start things first, but don't get the history of the ghetto twist up, decent people. Buntin-Banton and Dishrag start it first. And when PNP win the 1972 election all hell break loose. First - Author: Marlon James
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#2. The ghetto was not only a place of refuge for a persecuted minority but a great experiment in peace, in self-discipline and in humanism. As such it still exists and refuses to give up in spite of all the brutality that surrounds it. I was brought up among those people. - Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
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#3. For that reason the simple test of the slogan 'Consume Less' as a basis for social action on the environment would be to tell it to the blacks in the ghetto. The message will not be very well received for there are many people in this country who consume less than is needed to sustain a decent life. - Author: Barry Commoner
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#4. The coming of Christ means a denial of what we thought we were. It means destroying the white devil in us. Reconciliation to God means that white people are prepared to deny themselves (whiteness), take up the cross (blackness) and follow Christ (black ghetto). - Author: James H. Cone
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#5. Why is it so hard for people to believe that white people are poor?! I wouldn't say I lived in a ghetto; I'd say I lived in the 'hood. The same friends I had back then are the same people on tour with me now. - Author: Eminem
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#6. The First Amendment is now being used by the secularists of our day as a cattle prod to herd conservative religious people out of the public life of the nation and into, as others have put it, a religious ghetto. - Author: Pat Swindall
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#7. It was always a bad sign when better-off types drew comparisons between unsightly ghetto populations and some animal or other, most especially those species that we had, reluctantly, to poison periodically. Why didn't people keep their lame excuses to themselves? Mick - Author: Alan Moore
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#8. It doesn't bother me a bit when people say, 'Merry Christmas' to me. I don't think they are slighting me or getting ready to put me in a ghetto. In fact, I kind of like it. - Author: Ben Stein
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#9. It is not believed that a people capable of inventing the genre of "oral painting" could have spawned the viaduct killer, and in any case no ghetto resident is permitted access to any other area of the city. ("A Short Guide To The City") - Author: Peter Straub
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#10. A lot of people have a misconception of what the ghetto is all about. You know, it's only a small percentage of the people that are bad. Everybody else is good. - Author: Ice Cube
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#11. Nobody went out to pasture, and a lot of people are doing their best work. Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and Sting are at the top of their game. I mean, Tony Bennett is the coolest guy I ever met! We have to figure out how to break out of this age ghetto. - Author: Bonnie Raitt
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#12. When I grew up, I lived in the ghettos of Hollywood; it was the most disgusting place to be. I was known as the crazy little kid. I did impressions. Then I realized that's not what I want to do. I don't want to be a comedian to please other people. - Author: Leonardo DiCaprio
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#13. But I think people, especially white people, have to come to understand that the language of the ghetto is a language of its own, and as the party- whose members for the most part come from the ghetto- seeks to talk to the people, it must speak the people's language. - Author: Bobby Seale
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#14. We hope we are moving toward a world where sexual orientation is not an issue, because we hate the idea of a gay ghetto. I think that it's a real shame that people become restricted by their sexuality or define their whole lives by their sexuality. - Author: Neil Tennant
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#15. Killing don't need no reason. This is ghetto. Reason is for rich people. We have madness. Madness - Author: Marlon James
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#16. Preacher says there is a god-shaped void in everybody life but the only thing ghetto people can fill a void with is void. - Author: Marlon James
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#17. Ghetto is not the People but their state of mind. - Author: Joan Ambu
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#18. In my experience I haven't met too many uptight black people. I'm sure they're out there. Like I'm some big authority and I've lived in the inner city and ghetto. - Author: Paul Reubens
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#19. As a people, our monuments never commemorate victories. They commemorate the names of the fallen. We don't need the Arc de Triomphe; we have Masada, Tel-Hai, and the Warsaw Ghetto - where the battle was lost, but the war of Jewish existence was won. - Author: David Elazar
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#20. I don't want to play everyone's best friend. I don't want to play the role of a girl struggling in the ghetto. It's not that that story isn't important, but I saw patterns, and was like, 'I don't relate to these people.' - Author: Zoe Kravitz
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#21. It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#22. I think there's an element where people get very comfortable in their ghetto. Which is fair enough. - Author: Neil Tennant
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#23. Religious people are now finding that the First Amendment is being used to herd them into a social ghetto, separated and walled off from public participation. - Author: Pat Swindall
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#24. They are not happy out there. Take a walk today and look at how many people smile. Look at how troubled they are, unhappy, stressed out. Go through the ghetto or go through Beverly Hills. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#25. And killing don't need no reason. This is ghetto. Reason is for rich people. We have madness. - Author: Marlon James
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#26. Prison is quite literally a ghetto in the most classic sense of the world, a place where the U.S. government now puts not only the dangerous but also the inconvenient - people who are mentally ill, people who are addicts, people who are poor and uneducated and unskilled. - Author: Piper Kerman
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#27. The people of this country are too tolerant. There's no other country in the world where they'd allow it ... After all we built up this country and then we allow a lot of foreigners, the scum of Europe, the offscourings of Polish ghettos to come and run it for us. - Author: John Dos Passos
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#28. When a black person has no electricity, no water, they call it the ghetto. When white people have no electricity and no water, they call it camping. - Author: Carlos Mencia
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#29. I raise my stein to the builder who can remove ghettos without removing people as I hail the chef who can make omelets without breaking eggs. - Author: Robert Moses
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#30. Part of the French political class is realising that there is are large number of Muslim people coming from the ghettos who want to make themselves heard, politically, especially about foreign policy issues. Its electoral weight can bring back to the forefront the Palestinian issue. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#31. If I didn't mould my reality then I'd still be in the ghetto where people like me are supposed to stay. You have to dream your way out of the nightmare. - Author: Will.i.am
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#32. He refuses to sell his paintings and writes "NOT FOR SALE" on some of them. He is furious because people are writing about his ghetto childhood and call him a "graffiti artist" and "primitive." "They don't invent a childhood for white artists," he says. - Author: Jennifer Clement
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#33. A nice thing about children's books, though I'm probably alone in this opinion among other people who write and publish them, is that they did get to be in this unrecognized ghetto for a long time. - Author: Daniel Handler
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#34. I've never wanted to live in a ghetto or write in a ghetto. I want to write about a world that reflects the one most people live in. Gay people are just one aspect of that. - Author: Val McDermid
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#35. The Israeli mentality was totally different to mine. They just didn't understand people like me. They couldn't understand why I had been in a ghetto. We were totally different. - Author: Edgar Hilsenrath
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#36. You have to remember that west of Winnipeg the ridings the Liberals hold are dominated by people who are either recent Asian immigrants or recent migrants from eastern Canada; people who live in ghettos and are not integrated into Western Canadian society. - Author: Stephen Harper
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#37. Not all black people are loud, ghetto, and ignorant, Some of them act like they got some common sense. - Author: Vj Nadar
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#38. We should replace bilingual education with immersion in English so people learn the common language of the country and they learn the language of prosperity, not the language of living in a ghetto. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#39. One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto. - Author: Stokely Carmichael
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#40. I have to hurt other people in order to get what I want, I don't have a choice but to. In life, you gotta do the right things for the wrong reasons. Or the wrong things for the right reasons. - Author: Khali Raymond
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#41. I've always felt very convicted that I didn't want to work in kind of the Christian film-making ghetto. My calling was always to show myself approved and worthy to work at the highest level possible in terms of craft and working with very gifted people and trying to be excellent in everything. - Author: Brian Bird
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#42. A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle. - Author: Jean Genet
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#43. Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing, the local council, and they deliberately located people in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control. - Author: John Hume
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