57 Total Quotes

Andrew Young Quotes

No one who's white thinks he's innocent. No one who's black thinks he's guilty.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman

President Jimmy Carter was a citizen soldier. Ironically, he was considered weak because he didn't kill anybody and he didn't get anyone killed.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman

Civil rights leaders are involved in helping poor people. That's what I've been doing all my life.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman #Civil Rights

My hope for my children must be that they respond to the still, small voice of God in their own hearts.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman #Children

It is a blessing to die for a cause, because you can so easily die for nothing.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman

In a world where change is inevitable and continuous, the need to achieve that change without violence is essential for survival.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman

You have to expect that if you cuss out the world, The world is going to cuss back.
Andrew Young
#Expectation

If you're a preacher, you talk for a living, so even if you don't make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman #Eloquence

Once the Xerox copier was invented, diplomacy died.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman #Diplomacy

I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman #Mind

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.''
Andrew Young
#Glory

Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman #Power

Can wealth give happiness? Look around and see, what gay distress! What splendid misery! Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour, the mind annihilates and calls for more.
Andrew Young
#Wealth

I'm not ashamed of Salt Lake for inviting people to come to school and giving scholarships, ... I'm proud of them for doing it.
Andrew Young
#Giving

I think there's just going to be an outpouring of gifts. People are good and hungry for an opportunity to do good.
Andrew Young
#Gifts

They are some of the best entry level jobs that are available to poor people. And they also make products available to the working poor.
Andrew Young
#Jobs

The pluses outweigh the minuses. They do give benefits, they do have health insurance.
Andrew Young
#Health

I like to fight poverty. For almost 10 years, I've been using in my sermons the message that fighting poverty is good business, and I've used Wal-Mart as an example. The question is how do you fight poverty with high wages or low prices? The answer is both.
Andrew Young
#Fighting

To find people who don't want anything is rare.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman #People

I tried. But not everybody thought so.
Andrew Young
#American Clergyman

That does a significant amount of damage to you. People have such negative opinions of politicians. They always assume politicians are guilty.
Andrew Young
#Opinions

Nike has always been a business about excellence and achievement.
Andrew Young
#Achievement

It would be no different than it is here. The Carter Center runs the programs and the parks service maintains the grounds and the buildings.
Andrew Young
#Service