Best 107 of Activist quotes - MyQuotes
You can coddle your rage, or you can fully engage.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Disobedience to rigid laws is a revolutionary act.
Journalists are simply leftists disguised as reporters. They're political activists disguised as reporters.
When I hear the words 'activist filmmaking,' I think of somebody who's an activist, who wants to prove a particular point.
I am treacherous with old magic and the noon’s new fury with all your wide futures promised I am woman and not white.
Our wishes become real and solid if we work on their formation. If it matters to you, make energy become matter.
Darnell Lamont Walker
If you teach your children how to bully, or do nothing to stop them, teach them also how to die for their cause.
We can all become activists and raise questions.
A lexivist, among other aspects, is a languages (phenomenological) activist.
I could not feel, smell, see, hear, or taste the world around me. If I had allowed myself to experience these things in all their intensity, I might have lost my mind. If I had allowed myself to cry, I might never have been able to stop. So I survived, but I never felt joy, never felt safe.
Truth is not fully explosive, but purely electric. You don't blow the world up with the truth; you shock it into motion.
Stopping Trump has nothing to do with having a left-leaning political bias — it has to do with having a bias for truth and human decency.
Normally, I would do research. For The Constant Gardener, I played an activist, so I went to meet activists. You can find them dotted around. But with The Brothers Bloom, I couldn't meet a nutty heiress who lived in a bubble in a mansion. There was no one to meet. So this was just an active imagining, a daydream.
I want to be an activist professor.
She knew she was overextended, but she couldn't help herself. Student, tree lover, citizen of the Earth, she was busier than ever as she raced through Berkeley on her bicycle, and stood on street corners with petitions. She was a blithe spirit, and increasingly a hungry one. Vegan, but not always strict. She never ate meat or tuna fish or honey harvested from indentured bees, but sometimes she craved eggs, and cheese, and even butter, and she bought herself a croissant or ate a slice of whole-wheat pizza, or a box of saltine crackers which she ate in bed, one by one, so that they dissolved on her tongue like the heavenly host.
I'm not a celebrity, I'm an activist. The fact that when I see truth it's really hard for me to sit back and just allow it to happen in front of me on my clock makes me, a lot of times, a bad celebrity.
That to be an activist, you have to stay active. For me, it's profound; it's not something you choose to do every five years because it's chic to say it.
I'm totally into veganism and animal rights, but I'm not into being an angry and judgmental activist.
I am a gay activist and I say that proudly. I voted no on Prop 8.
As a chef and activist, I'm particularly concerned with food politics issues such as the farm bill.
I don't want to be remembered as an activist; I want to be remembered as an American Indian patriot.
Love has turned many into poets; pain has turned many into artists; charity has turned many into pacifists, and anger has turned many into activists.
Being a humanitarian, supporting animal rights activists, human rights activists, it's all the same.
I was very active. I was always all over the place trying to do a million things, just into this activity. If you asked me when I was 14 what I wanted to be: "Activist, first, is my occupation. I am an activist.
Unless I have hallucinated, I have never made an anti-gay commentary, I have made anti-gay-activist-agenda commentaries.
This activist loves Oregon more than he loves life.
Agitators, organizers, activists, intellectuals aren't bound by those rules. We're not trying to figure out, how do I thread this particular needle?
Establishment women just get mad. Activists change the laws.
The activist path is not easy, but it is the only reasonable path for those who desire change.
We are all a great creation, burdened by our shortfalls; the very shortfalls cannot make us anything less than our self worth, we aspire to be a better people and together a great nation.
Darnell Lamont Walker
If you had the option to pray for me or fight with me, you better choose the fight.
I intensely dislike the word 'critic,' because it puts you in an antagonistic position to artists. I've learned everything that I know about art from artists... I see myself as an advocate and an activist and a writer.
Not yet. I don't know what I'm so happy about. But it doesn't matter whether Ma agrees or not. I can make my own decisions. I'm a person, the same as the rest of you.
Being an activist is about getting things done. It's not about standing around shaking your fist in anger.
You can never be a terrorist at the same time be an activist; terrorism is oppression activitism is freedom
Magically modified food is a serious issue," Rosabella said. "We don't know the long-term effects on our bodies." She grabbed her ever-present picket sign. "I'm going to protest. Who's with me?" All the girls suddenly checked their MirrorPhones as if an important hext had arrived. "Suit yourselves," she said. "I'm going to talk to Ginger Breadhouse. She's the best cook on campus. Surely she cares about this issue." She hurried over to the next table. "Good luck," Darling called. Rosabella's protests were important, but there were so many things she wanted to change. It was exhausting after a while.
Roger Ross Williams
I'm not an activist at all. I'm a filmmaker, and I wanted the people involved to tell their own story.
The left defends their, whatever you want to call, partisans, activists or what have you.
I see myself as a climber and an activist.
Only until all human beings begin to recognize themselves as human beings will prejudice be gone forever. People ask me what race I am, but there is no such thing as race. I just answer: "I’m a member of the human race.
Families are incubators for citizen activists.
Words are fossilized butterfly wings, pretty to look at sometimes, but only good for Museums. I want to miserably burn down the Museums.
Activist: not as much acting as it is reacting- which is my story
For a man who makes his salvation perfect through suffering, is more of a saint and a loving hero of nature.
I have referred to myself as an accidental activist on more than one occasion.
During the flames of controversy, opinions, mass disputes, conflict, and world news, sometimes the most precious, refreshing, peaceful words to hear amidst all the chaos are simply and humbly 'I don't know.
Writers who are activists are very rarely taken seriously as artists.
Activists can get very preachy about things. It's more about understanding people's own experiences and tapping into them.
Anger is energy: If you hold on to it, it’ll infect you. But if you channel it into something positive — great things are possible.
Most activists on the Left believe that they, not only their values, are morally superior to their adversaries. Therefore, coercing people to adhere to 'progressive' values is morally acceptable, even demanded.