John Lewis Quotes

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Born: February 21, 1940, Troy, Alabama
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Politician

1.
It was not enough to come and listen to a great sermon or message every Sunday morning and be confined to those four walls and those four corners. You had to get out and do something.
- John Lewis

2.
The civil rights movement was based on faith. Many of us who were participants in this movement saw our involvement as an extension of our faith. We saw ourselves doing the work of the Almighty. Segregation and racial discrimination were not in keeping with our faith, so we had to do something.
- John Lewis

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