Tavis Smiley Quotes & Sayings

20 most famous Tavis Smiley quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 53 year old American author born on Sep 13, 1964.

Tavis Smiley Quotes
“We give you the facts. I told you information is power - knowledge is power. We can't be in an ideological battle to redeem the soul of this country if we don't have the facts.”
“That is still the case in this country for too many students, the soft bigotry of low expectations. If you don't expect them to learn, if you don't expect them to succeed - then it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.”
Tavis Smiley Quotes
“The storm came. Lives were washed away. Ancient pains resurfaced. Now it is time for a sea of change.”
Tavis Smiley Quotes
“I still think in this country, and this might surprise you, the one thing that George Bush said as president that I do agree with, I love that phrase, 'the soft bigotry of low expectations.'”
“How do you grow up in the shadow of a guy - I want to talk about the movie in a second - but how do you grow up in the shadow of a guy who really is a legend in his own time?”
Tavis Smiley Quotes
“In some states, not even 50 percent of black boys finish high school.”
Tavis Smiley Quotes
“To be clear, the gap between the have gots and the have nots is widening. In this most multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic America ever, that concerns me.”
Tavis Smiley Quotes
“We believe that when you make Black America better - you make all of America better.”
Tavis Smiley Quotes
“This administration and these folk who run Washington are no more interested in our welfare and our well being than the man on the moon. And we have got to start taking our destiny into our hands.”
Tavis Smiley Quotes
“We - again, the, the, the, the bastardization and the demonization over the last few years of teachers and of unions and of collective bargaining, that is not the answer.”

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