Society

John Stuart Mill Quote – Eccentricity In Society

"The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained." - John Stuart Mill ...
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Old Greek Proverb – A Society Grows Great

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." - Old Greek proverb ...
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Bill Vaughan Quote – Swap History Books

"It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts." - Bill Vaughan ...
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Wilma Mankiller Quote – Today’s Stereotypes

"Contrary to today’s stereotypes, racists do not always chew tobacco and drive pickup trucks with gun racks. They wear silk shirts, treat women as possessions, and talk about human rights at cocktail parties far from communities of people of color ...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote – Be Yourself

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." - Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
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Quote – Slaves

"There are more slaves today than at any point in history. 12-27 million forced to work at subsistence pay under threat of violence. The US government estimates 50,000 people work in hidden bondage.  90% are used for sex, indentured domestics ...
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Carl T. Rowan Quote – Fools and Scoundrels

"A minority group has 'arrived' only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it." - Carl T. Rowan ...
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Barack Obama Quote – Slip Between Worlds

"I learned to slip back and forth between m black and white worlds. One of those tricks I had learned: People were satisfied so long as you were courteous and smiled and made no sudden moves. They were more than ...
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Taylor Swift Quote – People Throw Rocks At Things That Shine

"People throw rocks at things that shine." - Taylor Swift ...
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Ralph Ellison Quote – If The World

“If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy." - Ralph Ellison ...
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