Quotes by: A. Philip Randolph
|A. Philip Randolph
||Asa Philip Randolph
April 15, 1889
Crescent City, Florida
||May 16, 1979
New York City, New York
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
We must develop huge demonstrations, because the world is used to big dramatic affairs. They think in terms of hundreds of thousands and millions and billions... Billions of dollars are appropriated at the twinkling of an eye. Nothing little counts.
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot be expected to destroy it.