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As a Buddhist, I was trained to be tolerant of everything except intolerance


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Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.

Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.



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The war we have to wage today has only one goal, and that is to make the world safe for diversity.



Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love andcompassion would have built the defenses of peace.

Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love andcompassion would have built the defenses of peace.



The world will not Change and find peace if there is not a new education.

The world will not Change and find peace if there is not a new education.



Governments, systems, ideologies come and go, but it is humanity which remains.

Governments, systems, ideologies come and go, but it is humanity which remains.



World federalists hold before us the vision of a unified mankind living in peace under a just world order... The heart of their program-a world under law- is realistic and attainable.

World federalists hold before us the vision of a unified mankind living in peace under a just world order... The heart of their program-a world under law- is realistic and attainable.



I don't like to be disturbed at home; I tell the cable office not to call me before 6:30 AM, unless there's a war.

I don't like to be disturbed at home; I tell the cable office not to call me before 6:30 AM, unless there's a war.



In modern war there is no such thing as victor and vanquished... There is only a loser, and the loser is mankind.

In modern war there is no such thing as victor and vanquished... There is only a loser, and the loser is mankind.



Understanding, love and tolerance are the highest forms of interest on out small and interdependent planet.

Understanding, love and tolerance are the highest forms of interest on out small and interdependent planet.



The single most important impediment to global institutions is the concept of "my country, right or wrong".

The single most important impediment to global institutions is the concept of "my country, right or wrong".





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Did you folks see President Bush's State of the Union Address? How about that surprise announcement? Howard Dean has been captured and he's in the hands of interrogators.

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I walked away from Kyoto because it would damage America's economy, you bet. It would have destroyed our economy. It was a lousy deal for the American economy. I felt there was a better way.

I walked away from Kyoto because it would damage America's economy, you bet. It would have destroyed our economy. It was a lousy deal for the American economy. I felt there was a better way.



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