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Rowling A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
I thought I was the only one! Lewis Tolerance and Diversity Treat everyone you meet as if they are God in drag. It belongs to you.
Then I felt much better. Burch The world is never as small as small people. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. Kennedy Before every man can present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
It is the consequence of humanity. Let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly. Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes. I will meet you there. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Kindness and Compassion Unfading are the gardens of kindness. Barrie You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. My life is unkind, but I can vote for kindness. My religion is kindness. Best Kindness and Compassion Quotes and Epigrams.
Justice Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. A right delayed is a right denied. Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. It supersedes all other courts. Burch That which is not just, is not Law; and that which is not Law, ought not to be obeyed. Slavery is one of those monsters of darkness to whom the light of truth is death. I could have freed thousands more if they had known they were slaves.
This expresses my idea of democracy. The fear of God is the death of wisdom. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure. I am not afraid of any god in the universe who would send me or any other man or woman to hell. If there were such a being, he would not be a god; he would be a devil.
Bigotry is the sacred disease. Menken As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys. Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.
First they [unjust rulers and governments] ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Washington Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. Johnson Ethical and Religious Epigrams Some of the most important ethical teachings of major world religions have been passed down to the world in the form of epigrams: To thy faith add knowledge, to thy actions, love, and thy presence among the people will be a benediction.
See that women are maintained in the rights assigned to them. You Christians are so unlike your Christ. Today I am wise, that is why I am changing myself. Religious and Ethical Epigrams. Time Time is an illusion. Burch Famous Flubs Not all epigrams are wise, witty and wonderful. Here are some of the most "famous flubs" of all time: Warner, Warner Brothers, I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
Nixon Rarely is the questioned asked: Is our children learning? Bush You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test. Bush You know, one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror.
Bush Our enemies never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we. Bush Deficits don't matter. Bush The last two quotes suggest that America's worst enemies are politicians like Bush and Palin.
Here are some real head-scratchers from people who recently ran for President of the United States: Corporations are people, my friend I disagree with that.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes. It is my earnest hope—indeed the hope of all mankind—that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage of the past, a world found upon faith and understanding, a world dedicated to the dignity of man and the fulfillment of his most cherished wish for freedom, tolerance and justice.
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
The utter destructiveness of war now blocks out this alternative If we will not devise some greater and more equitable system, Armageddon will be at our door. Talk of imminent threat to our national security through the application of external force is pure nonsense. Our threat is from the insidious forces working from within which have already so drastically altered the character of our free institutions—those institutions we proudly called "the American way of life.
It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear. Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear—kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor—with the cry of grave "national emergency. It's the age-old struggle: The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
The wisdom of General Douglas McArthur agrees with that of the great peacemakers, humanitarians and philosophers of the past: In war, truth is the first casualty. Kennedy Anyone who thinks, must think of the next war as they would of suicide. Bush I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today will last five days, five weeks or five months, but it won't last any longer than that.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago. For instance, was largely the result of the U. And yet how many American politicians have been willing to candidly discuss the real causes of ?
How can we correct incredibly serious problems if we can't even see or discuss them honestly? Here are epigrams about hypocrisy that bear consideration: He does not believe, who does not live according to his belief.
And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. Merrill Hypocrisy may deceive the most perceptive adult, but the dullest child recognizes and is revolted by it, however ingeniously disguised.
Burch Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt was perhaps the most influential first lady in American history. Truman and confirmed by the United States Senate. During her time at the UN she chaired the committee that drafted and approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. President Truman called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements. Her wit and wisdom shine through in the following epigrams: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't. I can not believe that war is the best solution.
No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war. It is not more vacation we need—it is more vocation. It isn't enough to talk about peace.