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Norman Bethune
Charity should be abolished; and be replaced by justice.
Oprah Winfrey
I am where I am because of the bridges that I crossed. Sojourner Truth was a bridge. Harriet Tubman was a bridge. Ida B. Wells was a bridge. Madame C. J. Walker was a bridge. Fannie Lou Hamer was a bridge.
Paul Gauguin
The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
Pearl S. Buck
Hunger makes a thief of any man.
The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Money often costs too much.
Robert Alden
There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle.
Siddhartha Buddha
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.
Sophia Loren
Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.
Stephen R. Covey
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
Terry Pratchett
I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.
Theodor Adorno
The hardest hit, as everywhere, are those who have no choice.
Thomas Berry
If the earth does grow inhospitable toward human presence, it is primarily because we have lost our sense of courtesy toward the earth and its inhabitants.
Thomas Jefferson
A politician looks forward only to the next election. A statesman looks forward to the next generation.
W.H. Auden
We are here on earth to help others. What the others are here for, I've no idea.
Walter Wink
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu walked by a construction site on a temporary sidewalk the width of one person. A white man appeared at the other end, recognized Tutu, and said, 'I don't make way for gorillas.' At which Tutu stepped aside, made a deep sweeping gesture, and said, 'Ah, yes, but I do.'
William M. Winans
Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.
Woodrow Wilson
By 'radical,' I understand one who goes too far; by 'conservative,' one who does not go far enough; by 'reactionary,' one who won't go at all.