Tim Wise Quotes

15 wallpapers

Tim Wise Quote: “Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America.”


Tim Wise Quote: “The power of resistance is to set an example: not necessarily to change the person with whom you disagree, but to empower the one who is watching and whose growth is not yet completed, whose path is not at all clear, whose direction is still very much up in the proverbial air.”

Tim Wise Quote: “Here’s the reality. The image of a white Jesus has been used to justify enslavement, conquest, colonialism, the genocide of indigenous peoples. There are literally millions of human beings whose lives have been snuffed out by people who conquered under the banner of a white god.”

Tim Wise Quote: “The denial of racism is a form of racism itself.”

Tim Wise Quote: “You can’t organize people if you don’t love them. And however hard it can be to love the racist you come in contact with; doing so is the first obligation of a white antiracist.”

Tim Wise Quote: “Too often, systems of oppression turn those who are the targets of the oppression against one another.”

Tim Wise Quote: “The system of white supremacy is intended to make folks of color doubt themselves, their intelligence, their abilities, their very sanity. And so it’s important to remember that folks of color know their own realities.”

Tim Wise Quote: “If you want to know if racism is a problem in your country, you might not want to ask white people.”

Tim Wise Quote: “Violating the 4th Amendment guarantees against illegal searches and seizures is not the way to solve crime problems.”

Tim Wise Quote: “Being asked to describe what ‘post-racial’ means is a bit like being asked to describe a leprechaun, cold fusion or unicorns: we know what is meant, but, if we are willing to be honest, we also know that none of the four describe something real, something tangible, something true.”


Tim Wise Quote: “Standing still is never an option so long as inequities remain embedded in the very fabric of the culture.”

Tim Wise Quote: “Precisely because white denial has long trumped claims of racism, people of color tend to underreport their experiences with racial bias rather than exaggerate them.”

Tim Wise Quote: “There won’t be any more white folks around who think the 1950s were the good old days, because there won’t be any more white folks around who actually remember them...”

Tim Wise Quote: “As a writer, there are times when you have something to say, and yet no particular ‘hook’ upon which to hang the missive you are burning to release.”

Tim Wise Quote: “People of color have to do this work as a mater of everyday survival. And so long as they have to, who am I to act as if I have a choice in the matter? Especially when my future and that of my children in large part depends on the eradication of racism? There is no choice.”
Motivational Quotes
Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes
Positive Quotes
Startup Quotes
Albert Einstein Quotes
Steve Jobs Quotes
Success Quotes
Inspirational Quotes
Courage Quotes
Life Quotes
Swami Vivekananda Quotes
Lao Tzu Quotes
QUOTE TEXT
,
Close

Get Inspired. Get Motivated.

We're on a mission of turning inspiring quotes into beautiful wallpapers. Start your week with a motivational kick. Don't miss out on our next weekly batch.

Join 48,000+ other people and subscribe to Quotefancy Weekly Digest.

Subscribe