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“... if you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?”
“How do I stop eleven million people from buying the grape?”
“That's the history of the world. His story is told, hers isn't.”
“Every single day we sit down to eat, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and at our table we have food that was planted, picked, or harvested by a farm worker. Why is it that the people who do the most sacred work in our nation are the most oppressed, the most exploited?”
“Why is it that farmworkers feed the nation but they can't get food stamps?”
“Si se puede ¡ Si se puede ¡ Si se puede ¡”
“We criticize and separate ourselves from the process. We've got to jump right in there with both feet.”
“If we don't have workers organized into labor unions, we're in great peril of losing our democracy.”
Dolores Huerta, Chicano-U.S. activist, union organizer
Full name: Dolores Fernandez Huerta.