As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.
- Marian Anderson
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.
- Frank Kent
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.
- Oscar Wilde
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
- Susan B. Anthony
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
There is no conflict that cannot be resolved. Violent conflict is created and sustained by human beings, and it can be ended by human beings.
- George Mitchell
Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak...Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win.
- Cesar Chavez
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.
- Abraham Lincoln
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.