Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against -- not with -- the wind.
- Hamilton Mabie
I plan to stand by nonviolence, because I have found it to be a philosophy of life that regulates not only my dealings in the struggle for racial justice, but also my dealings with people, and with my own self.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
The absence of risk is a sure sign of mediocrity.
- Charles de Foucauld
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
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 besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
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
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
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.