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Never underestimate the power of a few committed people to change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Theodore Roosevelt

We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Nonvoting is a fruitless temper tantrum.
Bruce Wright

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy

People who don't vote have no line of credit with people who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who act against our interests.
Marian Wright Edelman

Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
George Washington

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John F. Kennedy

The media is the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
Malcolm X

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes revolutionary.
George Orwell

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.

The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a classit is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity.
Anna Julia Cooper

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin

Our only hope is to control the vote.
Medgar Evers

There are very few acts of Congress that deserve more careful oversight than the Patriot Act.
Rep. Jim Leach, (R-IA)

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer

If you seek Truth, you will not seek to gain a victory by every possible means; and when you have found Truth, you need not fear being defeated.
Epictetus

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Mahatma Gandhi

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King Jr.

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
James Baldwin

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
James Baldwin

Words mean nothing. Action is the only thing. Doing. That's the only thing.
Ernest J. Gaines

If the 1st Amendment means anything, it means that the state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his own house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.
Thurgood Marshall


A riot is the language of the unheard.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.

Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.

The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.

I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem - and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are right.

Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

It is not the employer who pays wages? he only handles the money. It is the product that pays wages.

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.

Henry Ford

Eternal Vigilance is the price of liberty.

Information is the currency of democracy.

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.

Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.

Thomas Jefferson

Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.

Every American ought to have the right to be treated as he would wish to be treated, as one would wish his children to be treated. this is not the case.

John F. Kennedy

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

Abraham Lincoln

To be revolutionary is to judge the world by its present state, by actual facts in the name of a truth which does not yet exist (but is coming) and it is to do so because we believe this truth to be more genuine and more real than the reality which surrounds us.

Jacques Ellul