Top 33 Organizer Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Organizer Quotes from famous people such as Saul Alinsky, Jeremiah Brent, DeRay Mckesson, Antonio Tabucchi, Al Lewis, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

To the organizer, compromise is a key and beautiful wor

To the organizer, compromise is a key and beautiful word. It is always present in the pragmatics of operation… If you start with nothing, demand 100 percent, then compromise for 30 percent, you’re 30 percent ahead.
Saul Alinsky
I’m the total organizer. Everything’s got a system. It’s in order.
Jeremiah Brent
A lot of organizers are trying to figure out how do we create entrances for people so they can be involved in the work in a way that makes them feel is aligned to the things they’re interested in and not the things the organizer is interested in?
DeRay Mckesson
Eco sees the intellectual as an organizer of culture, someone who can run a magazine or a museum. An administrator, in fact. I think this is a melancholy situation for an intellectual.
Antonio Tabucchi
I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco Workers Union down in North Carolina.
Al Lewis
I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities.
Sarah Palin
I’m not a grassroots organizer; that is clear. I believe in a division of labor. I’m not trained to organize the grassroots, and grassroots has to come from the grassroots.
Mohamed ElBaradei
Mother was actually a great doer and organizer. All the special occasions were directed by mother.
Ingmar Bergman
My mom pushed me in a baby carriage at Martin Luther King rallies. My grandfather was a union organizer. And to me, there is no room – no room – for discrimination of any kind. To me, it’s just an anathema.
Dan Schulman
The organizer dedicated to changing the life of a particular community must first rub raw the resentments of the people of the community.
Saul Alinsky
The best advice I ever got as an organizer was that if you can organize your family, you’re a good organizer.
Alicia Garza
Kickstarter isn’t a profit center, it’s an organizer and an instigator.
Seth Godin
As a community organizer who holds a degree in history, I understand the fascination with history. However, there is a tendency for many of us to get engrossed in the recounting of our history, which often amounts to purely intellectual activity without material action.
Opal Tometi
I’m an educator. I’m an organizer.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
In 1981, I was a community organizer.
Jane O’Meara Sanders
I’ve done community organizing my whole life and I think to myself, as an organizer, we don’t wait for people to come to us and say, ‘Help us organize something.’ We go out into the community, and we bring the skills to a group of people to organize themselves.
Tarana Burke
All my life, I’ve been lucky to work in social justice, starting as a labor organizer working with low-wage working women.
Cecile Richards
I was the adoring son of a Welsh-Irish father, a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat, a Catholic Knight of Columbus who was a blue-collar, trade union organizer and, not surprisingly, a fervid Nixon-hater.
Bob Gunton
Jesus was a community organizer, Pontius Pilate was a governor. And perhaps they should understand the role of a community organizer is to help people in distress.
Donna Brazile
When I think of an activist, I think of a community organizer who is working every day and directly with community members and making it a job to take care of and speak up for a community in some way.
Hunter Schafer
As an activist, organizer, Palestinian, and a Muslim-American woman, I have faced many obstacles in the industry I work in. I often have to fight for my seat and representation for the communities I represent.
Linda Sarsour
I’m not the geek in the family: I’m the organizer. But what I do know is that we have a very terrific team of consultants, former federal cybersecurity experts who are working with us to make sure we have a very safe system.
Donna Brazile
Like any organizer worth their salt, I’m open to critique, but I won’t be bullied or treated badly. I’m an imperfect human, and as such, I have a proclivity to make mistakes. And while I make mistakes, I am not my mistakes.
Patrisse Cullors
In my college years, I worked as a union labor organizer. I was just one of the many workers trying to do my part to help the community.
Jimmy Smits
My grandfather was actually a union organizer at Walt Disney. He was an animator. He used to draw Donald Duck for Walt Disney.
Naomi Klein
As an organizer in the most underrepresented communities in my state, I have felt the frustration that so many voters must feel when other states limit polling locations, require photo IDs, and put unnecessary barriers in front of voters.
Deb Haaland
We cannot afford to have a president who thinks he’s some sort of global community organizer standing over America on one side and our adversaries on the other. America must have a Commander in Chief. Not a global community organizer.
Liz Cheney
Obama the President needs to stand up for what Obama the candidate and what Obama the Senator and what Obama the Chicago community organizer stood for and lead the Congress towards reform.
Luis Gutierrez
My father was a meat worker. He was a union organizer in the meat workers union.
Michael Leunig
There’s the part of me that’s the organizer, part of me that’s the artist, part of me that’s the person who, even with those two things, wants to figure out what my place in the world is. How to engage with it and whether my life has any meaning.
Boots Riley
The job of the organizer is to maneuver and bait the establishment so that it will publicly attack him as a ‘dangerous enemy.’
Saul Alinsky
I'm not a politician, I'm not an ideologue, I'm not an

I’m not a politician, I’m not an ideologue, I’m not an organizer anymore. I’m a human being sharing ideas, and those ideas have to feel fresh and from my heart and my head, and I have to feel it. You can’t force that feeling.
Hari Kondabolu
I am not a hoodlum. I’m a community organizer.
Bobby Seale