Relevant quotes regarding World’s recent events (June 2020)

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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

“I plan to stand by nonviolence, because I have found it to be a philosophy of life that regulates not only my dealings in the struggle for racial justice, but also my dealings with people, and with my own self.” Martin Luther King Jr.

 

 

“I would like to believe that the discovery of even a single fossil bacteria on Mars would teach us what we ought to know all along, and that is what binds us here on earth – all the diverse peoples here – is really much more profound than what seems to separate us.” Richard Berendzen

 

 

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

For it isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” Eleanor Roosevelt

 

 

 

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.” Donald William

 

 

 

“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” Robert F. Kennedy

 

 

“Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination.” Author Unknown

 

 

 

“An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.” Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

“Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color.” Author Unknown

 

 

“One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.” Franklin Thomas

 

 

“Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.” Albert Camus

 

 

“The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

“Violence will only increase the cycle of violence.” Dalai Lama

 

 

“We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Anita Bowden says:

    Wonderful collection of quotes, Amira!! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  2. LindaP says:

    Wonderful quotes Amira! Love,Linda.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you Linda! Much love back! ❤

      Like

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