20 Best Kamala Harris Quotes From The New Vice-President Of The USA

Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Dec 12, 2023 By Rajnandini Roychoudhury
Originally Published on Feb 01, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
Kamala Harris laughing during speech

Kamala Harris, an author, lawyer, and politician is an inspiration for many black women.

Kamala Harris is the first black woman, an African American attorney, and politician with prior experience as the attorney general of California, to become Vice President. She is the first woman, Asian American vice president-elect of the United States, and the junior United States senator from California.

By winning alongside Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election against Trump, the first black woman and the new junior Senator, Kamala Harris, created history.

She has inspired many black women as well as young women to voice their opinions and to be a good leader.

"Anyone who claims to be a leader must speak like a leader... with integrity and truth", "Growing up my sister and I had to deal with the neighbor who told us her parents said couldn’t play with us because we were Black.

", these are a few of her best quotes on leadership and racism.

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Most Famous Quotes By Kamala Harris

Some of the best and most popular quotes that Kamala Harris said will motivate every human being.

1. "Let us speak the truth: People are protesting because our country has never fully addressed the systemic racism that has plagued our country since its earliest days. It is the duty of every American to fix. In times like this, silence is complicity."

- Kamala Harris.

2. "Imperfect though we may be, I believe we are a great country."

- Kamala Harris.

3. "When my mother came from India at the age of 19, maybe she didn't quite imagine this moment. But she believed so deeply in an America where  a moment like this is possible."

- Kamala Harris.

4. "We don't stop fighting, that's not who we are."

- Kamala Harris.

5. "You can’t deny it. You can’t look away. It’s there. 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. And that gives me hope."

- Kamala Harris.

6. "Your vote is your voice, and your voice is your power. Don’t let anyone take away your power."

- Kamala Harris.

7. "While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last. Because every little girl, watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities."

- Kamala Harris.

Strong Black Woman Quotes By Kamala Harris

America is the new age for black women to stand strong among people and voice their issues.

8. "I am often in rooms, and have been in rooms, where a reporter or someone else will come up to me and say, 'So talk to us about Black women's issues.'

I look at them and think, ‘You know what, I am so glad you want to talk about the economy.’ Or sometimes say, ‘I am so glad you want to talk about national security.’ Because what we know is this: yes, there are issues that explicitly impact the Black community."

- Kamala Harris.

9. "What I want young women and girls to know is: You are powerful and your voice matters."

- Kamala Harris.

10. "Every day, pregnant women walk into their doctor's office for checkups, advice, and treatment; but that experience is very different for black women."

- Kamala Harris.

11. "Simply put, every issue is a Black woman's issue, and Black women's issues are everyone's issues."

- Kamala Harris.

12. "Family means everything to me. I’ve had many titles throughout my career, but Momala will always be the one that means the most to me."

- Kamala Harris.

13. "There is no vaccine for racism... We have gotta do the work to fulfill that promise of equal justice under law. Because none of us are free until all of us are free."

- Kamala Harris.

Quotes About Ambition By Kamala Harris

America is a country full of ambitious people and as Harris said, as the first woman to do great things she will make sure she will not be the last one, and that is important. Check the quotes below by the vice President of America, Kamala Harris.

14. "There will be people who say to you, 'You are out of your lane'. 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.

15. "My mother would look at me and she would say, 'Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you are not the last.' That is why breaking those barriers is worth it. As much as anything else, it is also to create that path for those who will come after us."

- Kamala Harris.

16. "My mother would tell us 'Don't sit around and complain about things, do something', so I did."

- Kamala Harris.

17. "Our country has sent you to have a clear message: 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.

Powerful Quotes About Leadership By Kamala Harris

By winning against Trump and his time, Kamala Harris has achieved a moment evident in history along with Biden. These quotes reflect the strong need for a good leader in the country.

18. "We the people have the power to build a better future."

- Kamala Harris.

19. "You never have to ask anyone the permission to lead. I want you to remember that."

- Kamala Harris.

20. "When you want to lead, you lead."

- Kamala Harris.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotesfor everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for quotes by Kamala Harris quotes, then why not take a look at American Dream quotes, or women supporting women quotes.

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Written by Rajnandini Roychoudhury

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

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Rajnandini RoychoudhuryBachelor of Arts specializing in English, Master of Arts specializing in English

With a Master of Arts in English, Rajnandini has pursued her passion for the arts and has become an experienced content writer. She has worked with companies such as Writer's Zone and has had her writing skills recognized by publications such as The Telegraph. Rajnandini is also trilingual and enjoys various hobbies such as music, movies, travel, philanthropy, writing her blog, and reading classic British literature. 

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