9 Total Quotes

Alfredo Gutierrez Quotes

The Chicano movement was a direct result of the Black civil rights movement, and all of us were inspired by Dr. King. When Mrs. King came, she visited with Cesar privately . . . It meant a lot and said a lot about her.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#Civil Rights

We're hearing from folks everywhere. We're just being inundated. It's the only thing on people's minds in our community.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#Community

I would do 15 minutes in English, then go do 45 minutes in Spanish. It was a lot of work.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#Work

We shall arm ourselves, and in America, the only weapon that counts is the vote. Be prepared to defeat those who humiliate us and defend those who stand with us.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#America

We had about 20 tables, and they were just overwhelmed and people just started walking away. We just weren't prepared to register that many people, but it isn't over. Yesterday was just day No. 1. We'll be back.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#People

We aren't talking about people with great disposable incomes.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#People

Democrats need to understand: They're not going to take us for granted.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#Democrats

These people are fueled by resentment and anger and they have focused it in every possible way against immigrants. That word - illegal - seems to give them license to say things and do things that they would never do against other people. I have been here 60 years, and I have never seen anything like it. Even in the time of segregation and everything else that I lived through.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#Anger

These days in Arizona it's politics by vendetta. You read a bill (out of the Legislature) with the underlying notion of, 'Who are they out to get with this one?' There is such a level of anger. There is very little public service that is selfless and about building. Almost all of it is about crushing, limiting and excluding.
Alfredo Gutierrez
#Politics