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.
The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.
Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
There are vivid memories from my childhood - what we had to go through because of low wages and the conditions, basically because there was no union. I suppose, if I wanted to be fair, I could say that I'm trying to settle a personal score. I could dramatize it by saying that I want to bring social justice to farm workers.