There was never any government, so purely popular, as not to require the exclusion of the poor, of strangers, women, and minors from the public councils.
~ Hugo Grotius, in Rights of War and Peace
Minorities don’t find Democratic issues very helpful, but they don’t find the Republican Party very hospitable.
~ John Green
According to survey data, black people have more in common with Jerry Falwell than Jesse Jackson. And Jesse Jackson has more in common with white hippies than black people. But even though blacks register conservative attitudes across the board, they still say they’re not Republican or conservative. There’s a stigma associated with these labels in the Black community.
~ Walter Williams