50 Kamala Harris Quotes That Will Inspire You

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Kamala Devi Harris is an American politician and lawyer who has served as the junior United States senator from California since 2017. Her parents divorced when she was seven. In the early 2000s, in just six months, Harris cleared 27 of 74 backlogged homicide cases. During Obama’s presidency, she was mentioned as a possible nominee for U.S. attorney general. EliteColumn brings you motivational Kamala Harris quotes.

50 Motivational Kamala Harris Quotes

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1. “I’m opposed to any policy that would deny in our country any human being from access to public safety, public education, or public health, period.” – Kamala Harris 

2. “To everyone keeping up the fight, you are doing something. You are the reason I know we are going to bring our country closer to realizing its great promise.” – Kamala Harris

3. “Imperfect though we may be, I believe we are a great country.” – Kamala Harris

4. “At every step of the way, I’ve been guided by the words I spoke from the first time I stood in a courtroom: ‘Kamala Harris, For the People.’” – Kamala Harris

5. “Our country’s wounds can be healed. We just have to have the political courage to act.” – Kamala Harris

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6. “I want to use my position of leadership to help move along at a faster pace what I believe and know the Obama administration wants to do around the urgency of climate change.” – Kamala Harris

7. “Here’s the truth people need to understand: To tackle the challenges of the 21st century, we must empower women and families.” – Kamala Harris

8. “Our democracy is at its strongest and most powerful when everyone participates.” – Kamala Harris

9. “We are fighting with you.” – Kamala Harris

10. “My mother taught us to put family first – the family you’re born into and the family you choose.” – Kamala Harris

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11. “My mother had a saying: ‘Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you’re not the last.’ – Kamala Harris

12. “When you can’t sleep at night, how can you dream?” – Kamala Harris

13. “We have to act with fierce urgency. Justice demands it.” – Kamala Harris

14. “My daily challenge to myself is to be part of the solution, to be a joyful warrior in the battle to come.” – Kamala Harris

15. “Let’s not throw up our hands when it’s time to roll up our sleeves. Not now. Not tomorrow. Not ever.” – Kamala Harris

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16. “To change criminal justice policy in any meaningful way means to propose changing a very longstanding system. It’s not realistic to think you can do it overnight.” – Kamala Harris

17. “In the years to come, what matters most is that we see ourselves in one another’s struggles.” – Kamala Harris

18. “We must measure up to our words and fight for our ideals because the critical hour is upon us.” – Kamala Harris

19. “My whole life, I’ve only had one client, the people.” – Kamala Harris

20. “My mother was and will always remain my greatest hero.” – Kamala Harris

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21. “What’s important for my daughter to know is that… if you are fortunate to have opportunity, it is your duty to make sure other people have those opportunities as well.” – Kamala Harris

22. “Optimism is the fuel driving every fight I’ve been in … The motivation comes from believing in what can be unburdened by what has been.” – Kamala Harris

23. “We know the power of the people and we know we are all in this together.” – Kamala Harris

24. “To everyone keeping up the fight, you are doing something.” – Kamala Harris

25. “Let’s speak the truth.” – Kamala Harris

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26. “People who work for me know that family comes first. And I’m fortunate to have a family that is very supportive of the work I do, so I don’t have to live two separate lives.” – Kamala Harris

27. “What I want young women and girls to know is: You are powerful and your voice matters.” – Kamala Harris

28. “Anyone who claims to be a leader must speak like a leader. That means speaking with integrity and truth.” – Kamala Harris

29. “In times like this, silence is complicity.” – Kamala Harris

30. “My mother would tell us ‘Don’t sit around and complain about things; do something.’ So I did something.” – Kamala Harris

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31. “I convened the first-ever national training conference for prosecutors on how to promote and deal with hate crime issues in terms of prosecutions and also protocol for defeating the gay panic defense.” – Kamala Harris

32. “We cannot let up in the fight for equality, fairness, and justice. Even when, if not especially when, it is hard or uncomfortable to talk about.” – Kamala Harris

33. “Together, united, as one country we can be a force for change.” – Kamala Harris

34. “The time for outrage is now. The time for solidarity is now. The time for action is now. The time for change is now.” – Kamala Harris

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35. “I was raised to be an independent woman, not the victim of anything.” – Kamala Harris

36. “Here’s the thing: every office I’ve run for I was the first to win. First person of color. First woman. First woman of color. Every time.” – Kamala Harris

37. “If we do not lift up women and families, everyone will fall short.” – Kamala Harris

38. “I often advocate that we look at many sides of an issue, walk in someone else’s shoes, and identify and reject false choices.” – Kamala Harris

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39. “So many people trip in front of them because they’re looking over there or up ahead.” – Kamala Harris

40. “Our unity is our strength, and our diversity is our power. We reject the myth of ‘us’ vs. ‘them.’ We are in this together.” – Kamala Harris

41. “They are burdened by only having the capacity to see what has always been instead of what can be, But don’t you let that burden you.” – Kamala Harris

42. “I have been trained, and my experience over decades, is to make decisions after a review of the evidence and the facts.” – Kamala Harris

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43. “I believe that a child going without an education is a crime.” – Kamala Harris

44. “You’re going to walk into many rooms in your life and career where you may be the only one who looks like you or who has had the experiences you’ve had.” – Kamala Harris

45. “I do believe people are seeing the injustice of it all and are prepared to take action in a way that we’ve not seen before.” – Kamala Harris

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46. “Running for office is similar to being a trial lawyer in a very long trial. It requires adrenaline and stamina; it requires being in shape mentally and emotionally. It’s a marathon.” – Kamala Harris

47. “Today I’m thinking about the ancestors who, in the face of injustice and danger, put their lives on the line and fought for their rights.” – Kamala Harris

48. “What we have in common is so much stronger than what divides us.” – Kamala Harris

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49. “You have to see and smell and feel the circumstances of people to really understand them.” – Kamala Harris

50. “Dream with ambition, lead with conviction and see yourselves in a way that others may not simply because they’ve never seen it before.” – Kamala Harris

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Reeti Banerjee is a content writer/editor working closely with a prominent digital marketing firm. A writer by day & an avid reader by night, she is loathe to discuss herself in the third person. But, she can be persuaded to do so from time to time.