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My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument."


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When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.



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Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.



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Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.



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Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.



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To remain neutral in situations of injustice is to be complicit in that injustice.



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Our maturity will be judged by how well we are able to agree to disagree and yet continue to love one another, to care for one another, and cherish one another and seek the greater good of the other.



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