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We are all one - and if we don't know it, we will learn it the hard way.


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Let us be enraged about injustice, but let us not be destroyed by it.

Let us be enraged about injustice, but let us not be destroyed by it.



We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.



When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.

When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.



The real radical is that person who has a vision of equality and is willing to do those things that will bring reality closer to that vision. . .

The real radical is that person who has a vision of equality and is willing to do those things that will bring reality closer to that vision. . .



The only weapon we have is our bodies, and we need to tuck them in places so wheels don't turn

The only weapon we have is our bodies, and we need to tuck them in places so wheels don't turn



To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.

To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.



If I do not fight bigotry wherever it is, bigotry is thereby strengthened. And to the degree that it is strengthened, it will, thereby, have the power to turn on me.

If I do not fight bigotry wherever it is, bigotry is thereby strengthened. And to the degree that it is strengthened, it will, thereby, have the power to turn on me.



The moral man is he who is opposed to injustice per se, opposed to injustice wherever he finds it; the moral man looks for injustice first of all in himself.

The moral man is he who is opposed to injustice per se, opposed to injustice wherever he finds it; the moral man looks for injustice first of all in himself.



Every indifference to prejudice is suicide because, if I don’t fight all bigotry, bigotry itself will be strengthened and, sooner or later, it will return on me.

Every indifference to prejudice is suicide because, if I don’t fight all bigotry, bigotry itself will be strengthened and, sooner or later, it will return on me.



God does not require us to achieve any of the good tasks that humanity must pursue. What God requires of us is that we not stop trying.

God does not require us to achieve any of the good tasks that humanity must pursue. What God requires of us is that we not stop trying.





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In many churches Christianity has been watered down until the solution is so weak that if it were poison it would not hurt anyone, and if it were medicine it would not cure anyone!

In many churches Christianity has been watered down until the solution is so weak that if it were poison it would not hurt anyone, and if it were medicine it would not cure anyone!



You dream to eat whatever you can and get away with it and then when you're told you have to eat, it loses its fun straight away.

You dream to eat whatever you can and get away with it and then when you're told you have to eat, it loses its fun straight away.



The moment you value yourself, the whole world values you.

The moment you value yourself, the whole world values you.



Happiness, though an indefinite concept, is the goal of all rational beings

Happiness, though an indefinite concept, is the goal of all rational beings



If you are not honorable enough to fight without prejudice, go home.

If you are not honorable enough to fight without prejudice, go home.



I think adversity is the dust that polishes the diamond.

I think adversity is the dust that polishes the diamond.



The incredible thing happens at the beginning of the story always, you notice, not the end. A Sherlock Holmes story is never a trick story.

The incredible thing happens at the beginning of the story always, you notice, not the end. A Sherlock Holmes story is never a trick story.



People get offended by animal rights campaigns. It's ludicrous. It's not as bad as mass animal death in a factory.

People get offended by animal rights campaigns. It's ludicrous. It's not as bad as mass animal death in a factory.



Putting our heads in the sand is not a wise strategy.

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My sweat smells like peanut-butter.

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