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

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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 PHOTO

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

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

 

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are free only if we face the challenge of freedom,
do the work of freedom, fight the fight of freedom
and die the death for freedom.
- Charles G. Adams

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

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

Do you ever question why our educational system
teaches competition rather than cooperation?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

In great contests, each party claims to act
in accordance with the will of God.
Both may be, and one must be wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains,
but to live in a way that respects
and enhances the freedom of others.
- Nelson Mandela

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions,
slowly eroding old barriers,
quietly building new structures.
- John F. Kennedy

The revelation of thought takes men
out of servitude into freedom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

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.

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

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

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

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

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

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

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

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

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

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

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

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

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

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

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

Who controls the past controls the future.
Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

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

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

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.

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

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

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

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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