25+ Maxine Waters Quotes From The Famous Democratic Congresswoman

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Maxine Moore Waters is an American Democratic politician and a member of congress.

She's serving as a U.S. Representative in the house from the 43rd congressional district of California. Maxine Waters was elected as a U.S. Representative in the house in the year 1990.

Maxine Waters has also chaired the Congressional Black Caucus from the year 1997 to 1999. We've compiled a list of the best Maxine Waters quotes from the member of congress in this article.

If you like Maxine Waters quotes and would like to read more quotes from powerful American women, then check out these quotes from Kamala Harris and [Sonia Sotomayor].

Best Maxine Waters Quotes

Here are the best Maxine Waters quotes from the U.S. representative from California. Maxine Waters quotes are important and impactful. So, take a look at this list of Maxine Waters best quotes.

1. "And I know that there are those who are talking about censuring me, talking about kicking me out of Congress, talking about shooting me, talking about hanging me, all I have to say is this: If you shoot me, you better shoot straight. There's nothing like a wounded animal."

- Maxine Waters.

2. "It's all designed to keep people very much intimidated and not challenging the power. And I found the same old tactics worked in Congress too."

- Maxine Waters.

3. "I'm a strong black woman, and I cannot be intimidated. I cannot be undermined."

- Maxine Waters.

4. "I understand racism. I understand that there are a lot of people in this country who don't care about the problems of the inner city. We have to fight every day that we get up for every little thing that we get. And so I keep struggling."

- Maxine Waters.

5. "If you call it a riot, it sounds like it was just a bunch of crazy people who went out and did bad things for no reason. I maintain it was somewhat understandable, if not acceptable. So I call it a rebellion."

- Maxine Waters.

6. "We know that when a woman speaks truth to power, there will be attempts to put her down... I'm not going to go anywhere."

- Maxine Waters.

7. "I think people should do what their heart and soul tells them to do."

- Maxine Waters.

8. "I don't believe in giving private properties to someone else for private use to make money off of it."

- Maxine Waters.

9. "We have to band together and keep fighting back."

- Maxine Waters.

10. "Black women are going to have to take more leadership."

- Maxine Waters.

11. "I am one who believes in the power of the people. I am inspired when I see people hit the streets, who challenge their elected officials, and are willing to stand up and fight. I encourage it."

- Maxine Waters.

12. "This nation has always struggled with how it was going to deal with poor people and people of color."

- Maxine Waters.

13. "Some people see me as a rabble-rouser. Some people see me as someone who does not care about what other people think about me."

- Maxine Waters.

14. "I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldn't be, that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong with me because I get angry."

- Maxine Waters.

15. "Policy, for the most part, has been made by white people in America, not by people of color. And they have tended to take care of those things that they think are important."

- Maxine Waters.

Maxine Waters Quotes About Politics

Maxine Waters quotes from the member of congress in the United States.

Here are the best political quotes from Maxine Waters. These Maxine Waters quotes portray her important opinions and conviction in them. These quotes give an insight into her views on the United States political scene.

16. "Every few years you will see some great change in the way that they approach this. We’ve had the war on poverty that never really got into waging a real war on poverty."

- Maxine Waters.

17. "I could not remove myself from this debate about Trump. I could not abide his indecency. I could not live with the way he treated other people."

- Maxine Waters.

18. "I don’t think anything happens in a short period of time. Particularly when you’re talking about dealing with Congress and government. It just doesn’t happen."

- Maxine Waters.

19. "I can't believe that we have a president who would lie, who would distort."

- Maxine Waters.

20. "I was very impressed with that that women have come here to say that we're going to fight you, Donald Trump."

- Maxine Waters.

21. "The most upsetting part of the new administration is discovering that the person [Donald Trump] who won the election and became the president of the United States of America is a man who has no good values."

- Maxine Waters.

22. "He [Donald Trump] continues to lie day in and day out. He creates controversy. He can’t get along with the members of Congress."

- Maxine Waters.

23. "The taking of private property for private use, in my estimation, is unconstitutional. It's un-American, and it's not to be tolerated."

- Maxine Waters.

24. "I don't have to give [Donald Trump] a chance."

- Maxine Waters.

25. "The president [George W. Bush] is a liar. Dick Cheney, the chief architect of the Big Lie, is not only a liar, he is a thief."

- Maxine Waters.

26. "I stood on the floor of Congress begging, trying to get just one billion to fight HIV and AIDS, to be able to fund all the outreach programs."

- Maxine Waters.

27. "It's time for the bully pulpit of the White House to bring the gangstas in, put them around the table and let them know that if they don't come up with loan modifications and keep people in their homes that they've worked so hard for, we're gonna tax them out of business."

- Maxine Waters.

28. "That's what mayors do. They lobby Congress to provide resources for their city."

- Maxine Waters.

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