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Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Peace is its own reward.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

"Worry" is a word that I don't allow myself to use.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Nothing is more important in our national life
than the welfare of our children.
- Harry S. Truman (when signing the National School Lunch Act in 1946)

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Without forgiveness, there is no future.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Peace cannot be achieved through violence,
it can only be attained through understanding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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