Cesar Chavez Quotes

- Notable Cesar Chavez Quotes Index -

Born: March 31, 1927, Yuma, Arizona, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: San Luis, Arizona, USA, April 23, 1993
Occupation: Organization founder

1.
From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
- Cesar Chavez

2.
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart.
- Cesar Chavez

3.
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
- Cesar Chavez

4.
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
- Cesar Chavez

5.
There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.
- Cesar Chavez

6.
We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.
- Cesar Chavez

7.
When we are really honest with ourselves we must admit our lives are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that determines the kind of men we are.
- Cesar Chavez

8.
Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers.
- Cesar Chavez

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