20 Total Quotes

George Jackson Quotes

No guidance. Not enough mentors to teach younger people what's right and what's wrong.
George Jackson
#Guidance

I think for the state of Iowa, it says Iowa continues to be a place where people are recognized for dedication, hard work and the pursuit of excellence. It's something we're placing in high esteem.
George Jackson
#People

(Salary) certainly is one point of dissatisfaction with teachers and although money is not why someone enters the profession, it is an issue. Teachers need to be able to pay their bills and support their families.
George Jackson
#Money

This was a thriving community.
George Jackson
#Community

I spent my last [money ] trying to come here, and I was really upset that I had to turn around and go back.
George Jackson
#Money

The story line, the comparisons to this show and the Bible Ends after the names of the characters.
George Jackson
#The bible

What the Super Bowl did for us was give us a sense of urgency.
George Jackson
#American Activist

If this deal doesn't work, we have to consider demolition. That's not something we want, but keeping it may be totally unrealistic.
George Jackson
#Work

My mother and father say it's a blessing to see me now.
George Jackson
#Mother

We both were in a drug habit and when I walked away from it, he kept on using.
George Jackson
#Habit

Five years ago my best friend died with AIDS...so that right there woke me up to a lot.
George Jackson
#Best Friends

These (loans) are integral parts to make these projects come to fruition. This is a major step forward, and both projects wouldn't happen without them.
George Jackson
#Projects

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice.
George Jackson
#English Writer

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
George Jackson
#American Activist

But now with the living conditions deteriorating, and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction, we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation.
George Jackson
#American Activist

Growing numbers of blacks are openly passed over when paroles are considered. They have become aware that their only hope lies in resistance.
George Jackson
#American Activist

Most of today's black convicts have come to understand that they are the most abused victims of an unrighteous order.
George Jackson
#American Activist

They have learned that resistance is actually possible. The holds are beginning to slip away.
George Jackson
#American Activist

Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination.
George Jackson
#American Activist

Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.
George Jackson
#American Activist