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

The two are not mutually exclusive, but we think we can have wealth without good ideas and without values and without a clear vision. Wealth without vision is insanity.
Andrew Young

What we forget is that African Americans made the largest contribution to America, economically, before the Civil War of any sector of society. I read that the railroads were worth about $2 billion, but slavery was a $3 billion asset.
Andrew Young

I’ve always seen the Olympics as a place where you could act out your differences on the athletic field with a sense of sportsmanship and fairness and mutual respect.
Andrew Young
Respect, Differences, You
There can be no democracy without truth. There can be no truth without controversy, there can be no change without freedom. Without freedom there can be no progress.
Andrew Young

I’ve been dyslexic and had Attention Deficit Disorder at some time in my life. I still read with a highlighter, but I’ve always loved to read.
Andrew Young

You have to start living for something that’s worth dying for.
Andrew Young

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

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.
Andrew Young

Civil rights leaders are involved in helping poor people. That’s what I’ve been doing all my life.
Andrew Young

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

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

If I wanted to develop a scenario to destroy America, I would do what the Republicans are doing. Take the brightest and best young black men off the streets, put them in jail, make them meaner than hell for 8 or 10 years and then turn them lose in a society where there are plenty of guns for them to play with.
Andrew Young

Profits should be for a purpose. Profits should be productive. You should make money for producing benefits that make the world a better place. Making money is a good thing when it is made in service to humanity or the democracy.
Andrew Young

I was raised that way: don’t get mad, get smart.
Andrew Young

Egypt’s problem is that you’ve got an economy that works for about 40 million people, only you have 90 million people. The answer to the Egyptian problem is not guns, but jobs. We’ve got to find a private-sector, nongovernmental, aggressive way of creating jobs. That’s not America’s role totally.
Andrew Young

Slavery didn’t break up the black families as much as liberal welfare rules.
Andrew Young

It stands to reason that unloved and unwanted children are going to get into crime.
Andrew Young

Everybody in America has been dependent on the government at some time. We owe everybody in America the right to vote and access to capital. What I say is, let’s make America work, let’s make democracy and free enterprise work for everybody.
Andrew Young

If Congress can move President’s Day, Columbus Day and, alas, Martin Luther King’s Birthday celebration for the convenience of shoppers, shouldn’t they at least consider moving Election Day for the convenience of voters?
Andrew Young

Once the Xerox copier was invented, diplomacy died.
Andrew Young

Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
Andrew Young

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

Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view, you’ll find many of them are unwise.
Andrew Young

Wishing of all strategies, is the worst.
Andrew Young

I tried. But not everybody thought so.
Andrew Young

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