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


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

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



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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What you see with your eyes are transient and ephemeral, What you see through your heart is everlasting and eternal.



Color can be measured in the depth of ones' skin, however character is measured by the content of ones' heart.

Color can be measured in the depth of ones' skin, however character is measured by the content of ones' heart.



It is better in times of need to have a friend rather than money.

It is better in times of need to have a friend rather than money.



Thank heaven for little girls! For little girls get bigger every day.

Thank heaven for little girls! For little girls get bigger every day.



We have the ability to become far more powerful and happy and healthy than we ever dreamed possible. At any age.

We have the ability to become far more powerful and happy and healthy than we ever dreamed possible. At any age.



When I collaborated with Nelly Furtado, the idea for the song structure came from myself, but the lyrics and the ideas behind the songs came from her.

When I collaborated with Nelly Furtado, the idea for the song structure came from myself, but the lyrics and the ideas behind the songs came from her.



Architects must have a razor-sharp sense of individuality.

Architects must have a razor-sharp sense of individuality.



If you listen to [Donald] Trump, he's going to make sure we get our jobs back from Mexico, and jobs back from China. Now, he's mentioned Vietnam, we're going to get the jobs back from Vietnam.

If you listen to [Donald] Trump, he's going to make sure we get our jobs back from Mexico, and jobs back from China. Now, he's mentioned Vietnam, we're going to get the jobs back from Vietnam.



Oh, how quickly the world's glory passes away.

Oh, how quickly the world's glory passes away.




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