Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of humans as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is not safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller
No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and 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 might otherwise.
- Marian Anderson
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
- Marcus Aurelius
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.
Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.
The trouble of half-truths is the other half.
- Kenneth Boulding
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
- Alfred Adler
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
- Therese of Lisieux
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.
- Cesar Chavez
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.