Quotes by Cesar Chavez
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.
In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.
There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.
You are never strong enough that you don't need help.
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
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.