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Elie Wiesel

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.”

Gen. Douglas MacArthur

“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 is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.”

David T. Dellinger

“Our experience of the governments of the world, our knowledge of the weapons at their disposal, and our awareness of our own limitations justify pessimism. But some mysterious factor deep in the human psyche has produced a countervailing conviction that educating, organizing, uniting, and acting will make a difference.”

Jomo Kenyatta, Kenyan Mau Mau leader

“If Africans were left in peace on their own lands, Europeans would have to offer them the benefits of white civilization in real earnest before they could obtain the African labor which they want so much. They would have to offer the African a way of life which was really

Daniel Ellsberg

“Look, all administrations, all governments lie, all officials lie and nothing they say is to be believed. That’s a pretty good rule.”

Adam Smith

“Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.”

Booker T. Washington

“Character, not circumstances, makes the man.” “One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Deep down in our non-violent creed is the conviction there are some things so dear, some things so precious, some things so eternally true, that they’re worth dying for. And if a man happens to be 36-years-old, as I happen to be, and some great truth stands before the door

William Randolph Hearst

“Let cooler heads prevail. We don’t have any conclusive facts demonstrating a Spanish attack on the USS Maine and surely neither blind vengeance nor aggressive imperialism provides a legitimate foundation for our foreign policy.”

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