Ralph Abernathy

Ralph Abernathy


Author Profession: US Activist
Born: March 11, 1926
Died: April 17, 1990
Birth Sign: Pisces


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Christians should be ready for a change because Jesus was the greatest changer in history.

I don't know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.

Bring on your tear gas, bring on your grenades, your new supplies of Mace, your state troopers and even your national guards. But let the record show we ain't going to be turned around.

I am not going to say I have been a saint. I have not been a perfect man. None is perfect but the Father, which is in Heaven.

You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.

I have suffered as much as Martin Luther King. Only I didn't get the bullet. And I would have taken the bullet if I could have.

Everything I learned about the Great Depression was from a college textbook.

I went to jail 44 times. I've been beaten and left for dead on the side of the road fighting for freedom... Yet Rosa Parks is better known in history than Ralph David Abernathy. Why is that?

I will always be open to receive my friends. I will not force myself on them.

I wanted to show that Martin Luther King was simply a human being, not a god, not a saint.

I loved Martin Luther King more than a brother.

He told us he was going to take crime out of the streets. He did. He took it into the damn White House.

Not only are a voteless people a hopeless people. A non-producing people are hopeless also.

History will treat me right.

Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it. Michael Faraday quotes

The only thing that I can do is know that I have great confidence in raising children and being a great mother. Cheryl Tiegs

When I look around the world, I don't see too many damsels in distress. If they're a damsel in distress, they're manipulating some guy to help them. Sigourney Weaver

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