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Top 32 Quotes About Haitians

#1. But I think it's very key that there's a plan for Haiti. And we have to begin to - as progressives and people who are concerned about Haiti and have been concerned about Haiti, we have to begin to build some sort of consensus, a movement around the Haiti that the Haitians envision. - Author: Danny Glover
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#2. Haitians do not need development programs imposed on them by expatriates. Instead, they need help in developing as self-assured persons. - Author: Tony Campolo
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#3. On February 7, 2.2 million Haitians went to the polls and exercised their constitutional right to select a leader. They went by foot, by tap tap and other forms of transportation, traveling hours and standing in line for almost a day to get to their polling places. - Author: Mark Foley
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#4. I think when you work on a Woody Allen film the actors become a real company, probably more than on any other film. - Author: Michael Sheen
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#5. In order for peace to reign, one must speak the truth, and that is why I have spoken of a political abduction, ... Far from my own country, but in deep communion with all Haitians, including Haitians abroad, I continue to launch an appeal for peaceful resistance. - Author: Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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#6. Since the 1960s, exile for Haitians is a condition that ends only to begin again. - Author: Madison Smartt Bell
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#7. Dictators are ludicrous characters, and, you know, in my career and in my life, I've always enjoyed sort of inhabiting these ludicrous, larger-than-life characters that somehow exist in the real world. - Author: Sacha Baron Cohen
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#8. When I came in, Haiti was not governed by Haitians anymore. Probably mostly by NGOs. And that has done what to Haiti? It has weakened our institution. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#9. One hundred and twenty Marines were detailed to officer a force of twenty-six hundred Haitians. - Author: Smedley Butler
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#10. I have never pretended to be a great House of Commons man, but I pay the House the greatest compliment I can by saying that, from first to last, I never stopped fearing it. - Author: Tony Blair
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#11. Haiti's economy cannot be built by and benefit just a privileged few. It must be built by and benefit all Haitians. - Author: Jim Yong Kim
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#12. Many of us have created lives that give very little support for experimentation. We believe that answers already exist out there, independent of us. What if we invested more time and attention to our own experimentation? We could focus our efforts on discovering solutions that work uniquely for us. - Author: Margaret J. Wheatley
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#13. Joke:
What did the little firefly say to his friends when they played hide-and-seek?
Ready or not, here I glow! - Author: Heather Wolf
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#14. AIDS was something that was put upon us [as haitians], and we were immediately identified with it. That is unfair. That is unjust. I always say, "We are all people living with AIDS." It's not like you can avoid it. It's part of our world. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#15. In our community here in Boston, we have had a tremendous influx of Russian Jews and Haitians. We call these people immigrants. But they come for the same reasons that William Bradford and William Brewster and John Carver came. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#16. 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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#17. I've been embracing the red lip and just wearing it every day, not just for going out. And I get so many compliments on it. I love the Julie Hewett Rouge Noir: it's sort of a forties red. - Author: Stephanie March
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#18. We have problems which will be addressed by Haitians. - Author: Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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#19. My first instinct was to make an excuse or to get bashful or to change the subject...but then I realized I was in good company. I could be honest, and this guy was the one who seemed to be holding back. "Actually, yeah, that was kind of amazing. - Author: Tyler Oakley
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#20. There is a kind of sense of truth and reconciliation that is non-formalized, but it's understood and accepted. Haitians are Haitians and there is an inherent loyalty that forgives an awful lot. - Author: Sean Penn
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#21. I love criticism. Equitable Life went down because management wouldn't brook criticism, but if you are in business, you have to hear what's going wrong. - Author: Peter Hargreaves
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#22. The country is too often assumed to be a backward place: The First World has trouble remembering that Haitians were two centuries ahead of us in abolishing slavery and in extending full rights of citizenship to everyone, regardless of race. - Author: Madison Smartt Bell
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#23. Haitians don't like to say they are hungry because we are proud. - Author: Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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#24. In the 1980s, when people were just beginning to talk about AIDS, there were just a few categories of those who were at high risk: homosexuals, hemophiliacs, heroin addicts, and Haitians. We were the only ones identified by nationality. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#25. Haitians weren't screwed-up, but everything political, intellectual, and material around them is. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#26. 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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#27. When I was a child, my parents took my brothers and me to Port-au-Prince during the summer so we could get to know the country of our ancestors. Because Haiti is an island, the beach is everywhere. Haitians are particular, even snobby, about beaches. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#28. 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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#29. Baseball player. Yeah, that was my dream before acting, or alongside acting. - Author: Shemar Moore
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#30. The Haitians, who knew something about suffering and survival, had a beautiful phrase ... The Translation is not perfect, but the nut of it was: 'The season of pain is never over until the sky begins to cry. - Author: Rick Bragg
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#31. I think it's really important for Haitians living abroad to go back and help with the development and infrastructure, especially because there are so many international people there. - Author: Meta Golding
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#32. You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility? - Author: Barbara Boxer
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