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Inner City Quotes

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - Albert Einstein Quotes
I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure - Funny Quotes
Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is - Funny Quotes
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary - Work Quotes
A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future - Friend Quotes
The darkest nights produce the brightest stars - Motivational Quotes
Dogs teach us a lot of things but none more important than to love unconditionally - Dog Quotes
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken - Oscar Wilde Quotes
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Richard Pryor introduced me to the world of the inner city, and the urban world, and did it hysterically. My favorite comedian, even though we work 180 degrees differently, but funny is funny is funny.  (Inner City Quotes) A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat  (Inner City Quotes) We can’t all work in the inner city. And, I don’t even think that it is incumbent upon an African-American intellectual to be concerned in their work with problems of race and class. It’s just one of the things, that we here at the DuBois Institute, are concerned about  (Inner City Quotes) I grew up in the inner city of Chicago, and then I moved to Robbins, and it kind of raised me. When I was in college, I actually had them change the starting lineup to say ‘from Robbins, Illinois’ instead of ‘Chicago, Illinois.’  (Inner City Quotes) Now that Obama’s president, it changes inner-city youths. They can now not just dream to be Lil Waynes and 50 Cents, but they can now dream to be Obamas  (Inner City Quotes) In the inner city, there’s a mentality that the government owes you something. My breakthrough came when I stopped feeling sorry for myself and took responsibility for every part of my life. No more pity parties. I’ve gotta love me more than anybody else loves me  (Inner City Quotes) I am involved with ‘Write Girl,’ which is such a great organization, because they go into inner city schools and work with underprivileged girls to pair them up with other writers. And it gets them learning to express themselves and become familiar with their own voice. They have a 100% success ratio getting those girls into college  (Inner City Quotes) My research clearly reveals that if we want to put inner-city workers to work immediately, we just can’t rely on the private sector. They don’t want to touch them; they don’t want to hire them  (Inner City Quotes) People know Tyler Perry, and there are standards they’ve come to expect from him. His brand is uplifting, and it’s something a lot of inner-city African-Americans can relate to  (Inner City Quotes) I’ve also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it’s essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls.  (Inner City Quotes) I love the fact that a lot of my audience is people from the inner city. African-Americans love my films.  (Inner City Quotes) I’d like to do something for inner-city schools and education for young people because it’s constantly being cut.  (Inner City Quotes) I just focus on my work with inner-city kids, and in my community, and on my philanthropic work  (Inner City Quotes) No Child Left Behind widens the gap between the races more than any piece of educational legislation I’ve seen in 40 years. It denies inner-city kids the critical-thinking skills to interrogate reality.  (Inner City Quotes) I grew up on the West Side - the near West Side, [in Detroit], as they say - in what would be considered now the inner city.  (Inner City Quotes) My parents didn’t really understand too much about sport. At that time, we were in a Polish community in the inner city of Chicago, and I was the youngest of a bunch of cousins. Polish families are real big, with cousins and aunts and uncles  (Inner City Quotes) It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to accomplish. It’s all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets  (Inner City Quotes) My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest levels of gun crime in the country. But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas. Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain  (Inner City Quotes) We can revolutionize the attitude of inner city brown and black kids to learning. We need a civil rights movement within the African-American community  (Inner City Quotes) If all I ever wrote about was inner city freaks, I think it would be dishonest  (Inner City Quotes) Reclusive? The inner city will secure your privacy better than any desert cave  (Inner City Quotes) Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do  (Inner City Quotes) I mean, when you grow up in the inner city and you grow up in a single parent household, that's - those are humbling times, you know?  (Inner City Quotes) I’ve been in this struggle for many years now. I understand racism. I understand that there are a lot of people in this country who don’t care about the problems of the inner city. We have to fight every day that we get up for every little thing that we get. And so I keep struggling  (Inner City Quotes) It doesn’t matter if you come from the inner city. People who fail in life are people who find lots of excuses. It’s never too late for a person to recognize that they have potential in themselves  (Inner City Quotes) If you look at the data, the inner city that was the riot zone lost 55,000 jobs in the ten years from 1992 to 2002, instead of gaining a surplus of 50,000  (Inner City Quotes) As a good player in the inner city, you’re always hearing people saying that you’re better than you really are and that you don’t have to do things like everybody else  (Inner City Quotes) Sports and entertainment are the only places where inner-city kids see themselves being able to succeed. Their intellectual development is something they don’t relate to  (Inner City Quotes) I’ve also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it’s essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls  (Inner City Quotes) In my experience I haven’t met too many uptight black people. I’m sure they’re out there. Like I’m some big authority and I’ve lived in the inner city and ghetto  (Inner City Quotes)
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