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I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

People have got to get together and work together.
I'm tired of the kind of oppression that white people
have inflicted on us and are still trying to inflict.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

Nobody's free until everybody's free.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement.
Three people are better than no people.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

 

If the white man gives you anything -
just remember when he gets ready he will take it right back.
We have to take for ourselves.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

With the people, for the people, by the people.
I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful,
for the handful, by the handful, cause that's what really happens.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

White Americans today don't know what in the world
to do because when they put us behind them,
that's where they made their mistake...
they put us behind them, and we watched every move they made.
- Fannie Lou Hamer

Praying is important when you wake up
at two o'clock in the morning
feeling sick from eating something dumb the day before.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

The physician's highest calling, his only calling,
is to make sick people healthy - to heal,
as it is termed.
- Samuel Hahnemann

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take
the first pill that comes along.
- Joyce Brothers

Love is staying up all night with a sick child -
or a healthy adult.
- David Frost

The Science of Mind is intensely practical
because it teaches us how to use
the Mind Principle for definite purposes,
such as helping those who are sick, impoverished, or unhappy.
- Ernest Holmes

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
- Kin Hubbard

I will not eat oysters.
I want my food dead.
Not sick.
Not wounded.
Dead.
- Woody Allen

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding
equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.
- Martin H. Fischer

Health food makes me sick.
- Calvin Trillin

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you
don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
- Flip Wilson

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

Everyone reaches their point in time where either they
die or they get sick of doing drugs.
It started getting debilitating.
I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.
- Al Jourgensen

Now when you hates you shrinks up inside and gets littler
and you squeezes your heart tight and you stays so
mad with peoples you feels sick all the time like you needs the doctor.
- Margaret Walker

They keep telling us that in war truth is the first casualty,
which is nonsense since it implies that in times of
peace truth stays out of the sick bay or the graveyard.
- Alexander Cockburn

You don't have to be a wreck.
You don't have to be sick.
One's aim in life should be to die in good health.
Just like a candle that burns out.
- Jeanne Moreau

I just hope people don't get sick of us.
I'm sick of us and I'm in Destiny's Child.
- Beyonce Knowles

In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly,
without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment
in Hell hanging over my head.
- Edvard Munch

Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax,
a sick hoax.
The men and women who are fighting in Iraq,
they are the true heroes.
- Gale Sayers

I am so sick of reading about another car bomb,
another suicide bomber, another 10, 20,
30, 70, 100 people dead in a day, both Americans and Iraqis.
- Rosanne Cash

My heart, which is so full to overflowing,
has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
- Martin Luther

I'm so gullible.
I'm so damn gullible.
And I am so sick of me being gullible.
- Lana Turner

I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.
- J. D. Salinger

The only reality is our society, and I mean this seriously,
Western Society is a very sick society.
- Rob Walton

People will sooner aid a sick dog lying on the sidewalk
than to try to find shelter for a sick person.
It's too much to deal with.
- Michael Zaslow

My MELD score was pretty high.
And the worse you get on that scale,
the sooner you get a transplant.
It's based on how sick you are.
And believe me, I was pretty sick.
- Pat Summerall

At Bloomington, Indiana, I was invited to listen to
music written in quarter tones for four harps and voices.
I had to go out to be sick.
- Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

The easy way out is to approve an early retirement
plan one year but not pay out sick and vacation time
to deserving employees until three years later.
Unfortunately, later is now.
- Jodi Rell

You kind of think people get sick of you after a while,
but apparently not.
- Patricia Heaton

If you do not milk the cow fully, it falls sick.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav

Father Fernando did every thing in his power to assist the sick;
and although he arrived much reduced in flesh,
he did not become ill, and is now well.
- Junipero Serra

It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good
words and the broken promises.
- Chief Joseph

A Hospital is no place to be sick.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Civilization is what makes you sick.
- Paul Gauguin

The world is sick of big IT things that don't work.
- Tony Scott

Because I was newly pregnant, I was sick as a dog,
yet I knew all my lines from a year before.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I am, to be quite honest, sick of hero stories.
- Julie Taymor

I'm sick of all these knights in shining armor parts,
I want to do something worthwhile like plays and films
that have something to say.
- Tyrone Power

I think I could go away tomorrow.
I've already accomplished something.
It's such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself.
- Jim Carrey

I'm sick of people sittin' in chairs stating their problems.
Then we roll the videotape...
then we have our experts on the topic...
I'm in the 'What's next?' phase of my career.
- Oprah Winfrey

To my sick little pal.
I will try to knock you another homer,
maybe two today.
- George Herman

The American public is sick and tired of being lied to.
- Patrick Leahy

I only use my sick days for hang-overs and soap opera weddings.
- Kate O'Brien

In my entire career? I am so sick of being asked,
What's it like to kiss Mel Gibson?
- Catherine McCormack

The boarding-school experience in Paris was very hard,
I didn't put up with it very well.
I was sick all the time, or in any case frail,
on the edge of a nervous breakdown.
- Jacques Derrida

I got to the point where I was sick of fashion again,
like I was at the end of high school.
- Stephen Sprouse

If I had my way everyone would have a psychiatrist.
When the brain is sick and you must throw up,
you do it by being purged in a psychiatrist's office.
- Hedy Lamarr

Even more than this, however, the sick -
like lepers -
were often reviled because people believed that they
had brought their torments upon themselves.
- Peter Lewis Allen

When your child is sick, you have tunnel vision.
- Nick Cassavetes

I have to say.
I kind of love all that stuff - those physical challenges.
I guess there will come a time when I'll get sick of it but at this stage,
I just like it all.
- Richard Roxburgh

But is not He who created it for the sake of the sick
body more than the remedy? And is not He who cures the soul,
which is more than the body, greater?
- Paracelsus

We toured that record for a year, which turned out
to be the culmination of ten years of being constantly on the road.
We were sick to death of touring.
- Michael Stipe

It's better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.
- Phil McGraw

I set myself 600 words a day as a minimum output,
regardless of the weather, my state of mind or if I'm sick or well.
There must be 600 finished words-not almost right words.
- Arthur Hailey

My thing is this; if I'm sick enough to think it,
then I'm sick enough to say it.
- Eminem

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today,
at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little,
at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick,
at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.
- The Buddha

Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make
spice the whole meal you'll be sick.
- George Leonard

I'm sick to death of people saying we've made 11 albums
that sounds exactly the same,
Infact, we've made 12 albums that sound exactly the same.
- Angus Young

The day is coming when there will not be one sick saint in the body of Christ.
- Benny Hinn

I never subscribe to the stay-at-home policy.
I'm not sick of the road or sick of eating in good
restaurants around the country.
I like to travel.
- Levon Helm


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