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If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty.
The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
- Ross Perot

This activist loves Oregon more than he loves life.
- Tom McCall

Someone who does an act.
In a democratic society, you're supposed to be an activist;
that is,
you participate.
It could be a letter written to an editor.
- Studs Terkel


The place to find the explanation for the liberal-activist
mindset of the courts is in the political arena.
- Stockwell Day

I've never done anything else in my life other than
preach and be an activist.
Way before I was known.
- Al Sharpton

It is hard to see Judge Roberts as a judicial activist
who would place ideological purity or a particular
agenda above or ahead the need for thoughtful legal reasoning.
- Ron Wyden

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I have referred to myself as an accidental activist
on more than one occasion.
- Joan Blades

As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity,
I was a traveler.
I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist,
and a musician.
All my life I've been traveling.
- Michelle Shocked

John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when
I was a political activist in the civil rights movement
and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill,
where I went to university.
- Russell Banks

I think I'm an actor because I have very strong imagination and empathy.
I never studied acting, but those two qualities are
exactly the qualities that make for an activist.
- Susan Sarandon

An activist is one who is actively involved in creating community,
whether that is locally in their neighborhood or internationally.
It is an admirable quality.
- Jasmine Guy

I can't remember when I wasn't an animal rights activist.
- Ali MacGraw

What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn't really "empathy" and "understanding."
He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice.
- Karl Rove

I'm not an activist per se, but I have strong feelings about things.
People can jump on celebrities for being ill-informed or naive,
but I've got a right to say what I believe.
- Ed Harris

I don't call myself a white supremacist.
I'm a civil rights activist concerned about European-American rights.
- David Duke

You all know I have terminal cancer-and I have a lot of it.
But what you may not know is that stress induces its
spread and induces its activity.
Stress may even bring it on.
Yet stress is the fuel of the activist.
- Tom McCall

Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet,
historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed
be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature,
believes a struggle only makes a person stronger.
- Michael N. Castle

An activist is someone who makes an effort to see problems
that are not being addressed and then makes an effort
to make their voice heard.
Sometimes there are so many things that it's almost
impossible to make your voice heard in every area,
but you can sure try.
- Joanne Woodward

I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely
because it allows you to give back and to consider
yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved
whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.
- Angela Davis

I guess because the shows were activist in their own way -
the marriage of my public activism and my career activism,
you know - people understand me very well.
They also understand there's a very strong bipartisan part in all of this.
- Norman Lear

I am a technological activist.
I have a political agenda.
I am in favor of basic human rights:
to free speech,
to use any information and technology,
to purchase and use recreational drugs,
to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices',
to be free of intruders, and to privacy.
- Bram Cohen

While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional
amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage,
left-wing activist judges and officials at the local
levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage.
- John Boehner

The work of the political activist inevitably involves
a certain tension between the requirement that position
be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire
that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.
- Angela Davis

It's been important to me to be a good activist,
a good thinker, a good musician, a good singer,
and a good entertainer.
You can't do it all, but I have walked those delicate
lines as best I know how.
- Holly Near

The folks celebrating Jim Bunning are seeing him as an anti-government,
anti-spending activist.
But to embrace Jim Bunning is to embrace a strange record,
if you really are a libertarian, if you really are a deficit hawk,
if you really care about spending and responsibility.
- Rachel Maddow

But as for activism, my parents did what they could,
given the constraints, but were never involved in the
causes I think of when I think of activists.
- Paul Farmer

In these times, the hardest task for social or political
activists is to find a way to get people to wonder
again about what we all believe is true.
The challenge is to sow doubt.
- Lawrence Lessig

Gay culture is surviving and thriving.
Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic
violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images.
- Lance Loud

It's funny how social activists usually protest against
the only things that have a credible chance of achieving the activists' goals.
- Craig Bruce

It was wrongly assumed that I wished to become some
sort of leader among gay activists,
whereas in reality I was happier to be a foot soldier.
- Ian Mckellen

I want to praise activists through the years.
I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored.
- Studs Terkel

I oppose the attempts of homosexual activists to treat
homosexual activity as a civil right to be protected
and promoted by the government.
- Todd Akin

It's funny how most activists are pacifists.
- Craig Bruce

I believe people who practice their beliefs in daily life are activists.
- Jasmine Guy

Being a humanitarian, supporting animal rights activists,
human rights activists, it's all the same.
- Daryl Hannah

I call it small government, grass-roots activism:
The Tea Party activists are a part of it,
FreedomWorks is part of it.
FreedomWorks is the longest-standing,
most active organization within this movement.
- Dick Armey

Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort
facts in his own interests.
But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled
over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically.
Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better
off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic?
- Robert Novak

President Bush has a record of cutting taxes,
has provided a prescription drug benefit for seniors,
has upheld the Second Amendment and remains committed
to stopping liberal activists judges who are redefining marriage.
- Bill Shuster

Activists are generally doers - rather than watching
television and thinking about the world they will put
there energies into doing something 'active' to change
the (political) situation.
- Ben Edwards

The activists will not stop in trying to impose their
extreme views on the rest of us,
and they have now plotted out a state-by-state strategy
to increase the number of judicial decisions redefining
marriage without the voice of the people being heard.
- Jim Bunning

We've got activists all across the country like the
members of the Million Mom March organization,
some of their leaders are here tonight.
We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards.
- Michael D. Barnes

When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government,
the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp.
The funny thing is that human rights activists and
Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group.
- Shirin Ebadi

The electronic media introduced this idea to the larger audience very,
very quickly.
We spent years and years and years meeting with activists
all over Europe to lay the groundwork for a political response,
as we did here.
- Jeremy Rifkin

A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers,
ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced
that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals.
- Michael Pollan

I've always been fascinated by activists,
people who will devote their life to a cause,
people who go to India and to Africa and put their
life in jeopardy to do what they believe is right.
- Rachel Weisz

My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor.
- Sally Kirkland

It was Dr. King's tireless activism that fostered our
modern way of relating to one another.
- Wynton Marsalis

Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet
the challenge of judicial activism.
- Stockwell Day

So the danger of conservative judicial activism has
been averted for another year.
Stay tuned.
- Michael Kinsley

Traditionalists will have to master techniques of sustained
activism formerly monopolized by the left.
- Christopher Lasch

Activism could be defined as activities engaged in
by individuals to change there of others situation.
- Ben Edwards

Maybe subconsciously I've kept activism separate from
acting because it's important to me in a more profound way.
- Blythe Danner

Of course, conservatives always claim to be against judicial activism.
- Michael Kinsley

What drew me to both study and activism was the formative
experience of the civil rights movement.
- David E. Price

That attitude that fighting is probably not fair,
but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy,
has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes.
- June Jordan

Out of control judicial activism threatens traditional marriage in America.
- Ernest Istook

My ministry's always been one of social activism.
I think a responsible minister must be at some levels
involved in the social order.
- Al Sharpton

As you know, when Star Trek was canceled after the second season,
it was the activism of the fans that revived it for a third season.
- George Takei

Our aims in political activism are not,
and should not be, to create a perfect utopia.
- Paul Wellstone

The Body Shop Foundation is run by our staff and supports
social activism and environmental activism.
We don't tend to support big agencies.
- Anita Roddick

My pro-choice activism keeps me busy.
- Margot Kidder

When you stop and look at so much of the kind of activism that has been triggered,
the Tea Party and the like, as a result of Obama's efforts -
TARP,
the stimulus package, and now the health care reform -
there is a lot of sense this government is changing.
- Juan Williams

Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would
have been asleep at the switch.
This level of activism and engagement with the needs
of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime.
- Bill Hybels

Shareholder activism is not a privilege -
it is a right and a responsibility.
When we invest in a company, we own part of that company
and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses.
If we believe there is something going wrong with the company,
then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal.
- Mark Mobius

"Empathy" is the latest code word for liberal activism,
for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to
be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want.
It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in
which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or,
if it did, would generate voter backlash.
- Karl Rove

There's enormous progressive activism and,
more often than not, success at the grassroots level -
everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to
finance our elections are having terrific success.
- Jim Hightower

It wouldn't be fair to say that conservatives cherish
property the way liberals cherish equality.
But it would be fair to say that the takings clause
is the conservatives' recipe for judicial activism
just as they say liberals have misused the equal protection clause.
- Michael Kinsley

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping
of females begins when the doctor says:
It's a girl.
- Shirley Chisholm

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young,
the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

Men know they are sexual exiles.
They wander the earth seeking satisfaction,
craving and despising, never content.
There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
- Camille Paglia


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