Anita Hill Quotes

31 Anita Hill quotes:

"The real problem is that the way that power is given out in our society pits us against each other."
"I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between me as an individual and me as a lawyer."
"One of the things I was taught in law school is that I'd never be able to think the same again - that being a lawyer is something that's part of who I am as an individual now."
"I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself."
"When I think of what has happened in a larger sense, beyond myself, then I would not change anything."
"I did what my conscience told me to do, and you can't fail if you do that"
Author: Hill Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"But I think it would be irresponsible for me not to say what I really believe in my heart to be true - that there are some serious inequities that we face as women and that we can work to address these inequities."
"Certainly my life will not ever be as private and discreet, and perhaps I should even use the word insulated, as it was before."
"During this period at the Department of Education, my working relationship with Judge Thomas was positive."
"For my undergraduate work, I went to Oklahoma State University and graduated from there in 1977."
"I became the messenger who had to be killed."
"I did what my conscience told me to do, and you can't fail if you do that."
"I have no personal vendetta against Clarence Thomas. I seek only to provide the committee with information which it may regard as relevant."
"I see myself as an educator."
"I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community."
"I thought that by saying no and explaining my reasons my employer would abandon his social suggestions. However, to my regret, in the following few weeks, he continued to ask me out on several occasions."
"I was aware, however, that telling at any point in my career could adversely affect my future career."
"If you think about the way the hearings were structured, the hearings were really about Thomas' race and my gender."
"In July of 1983, I left Washington, DC area and have had minimal contact with Judge Clarence Thomas since."
"It would have been more comfortable to remain silent."

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