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 weakness of pure individualism is that there are no pure individuals.
- Kenneth Boulding
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Sensitivity to the immense needs of humanity brings with it a spontaneous rejection of the arms race, which is incompatible with the all out struggle against hunger, sickness, under-development and illiteracy.
- Pope John Paul II
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
- Albert Einstein
The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.
- Frank Kent
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
- George Bernard Shaw
When you give food to the poor, they call you a saint. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist.
- Helder Camara
We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.
- Malcolm X
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
I do admit that the destructive energy is there, but it is evanescent, always futile before the creative, which is permanent.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.