Cesar Chavez Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Cesar Chavez quotes, Cesar Chavez sayings, and Cesar Chavez proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him - the people who give you their food give you their heart. Cesar Chavez
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him...the people who give you their food give you their heart. Cesar Chavez
The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people. Cesar Chavez
Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures. Cesar Chavez
Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures. Cesar Chavez
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. Cesar Chavez
The first principal of nonviolent action is that of noncooperation with everything humiliating. Cesar Chavez
Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak. Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win. Cesar Chavez
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers. Cesar Chavez
It takes a lot of punishment to be able to do anything to change the social order. Cesar Chavez
Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. Cesar Chavez
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers. Cesar Chavez
Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. César Chávez
The first principal of nonviolent action is that of noncooperation with everything humiliating. Cesar Chavez
Talk is cheap..It is the way we organize and use our lives every day that tell what we believe in. Cesar Chavez
We farm workers are closest to food production. We were the first to recognize the serious health hazards of agriculture pesticides to both consumers and ourselves. Cesar Chavez
The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people. Cesar Chavez
The basis for peace is respecting all creatures. Cesar Chavez
Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures. Cesar Chavez
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. Cesar Chavez