|"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of it's troubles, it empties today of it's stength" - unknown |
"We could learn a lot from crayons: some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors ...but they all have to learn to live in the same box." -Author Unknown
"The only thing necessary for the persistence of evil is for enough good people to do nothing." -Amnesty saying, unknown origin
"True peace is not merely the absence of tension, it is the presence of justice" -Martin Luther King Jr.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful commited citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever does" -Margaret Meade
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." -Mohandas Gandhi
"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart." -Anne Frank
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction." -E. F. Schumacher
"When I dare to be powerful -- to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid." -Audre Lorde
"Happy is the house that shelters a friend." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees." -Charles Houston
"Nations will rise and fall, but equality remains the ideal. The universal aim is to achieve respect for the entire human race, not just for the dominant few."
-Carlos P. Romulo
"I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do."
"We protect only what we love, we love only what we know, we know only what we are taught."
"Enemies publish themselves. They declare war. The friend never declares his love."
-Henry David Thoreau
"Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another"
"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death!"
"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy."
"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."
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
"If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain. If I can ease one life the aching, or cool one pain, or help one fainting robin unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain."
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