Society

Joseph Conrad Quote – The Conquest Of The Earth

"The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it." - Joseph Conrad ...
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Tom Hayden Quote – I Think It’s Helpful

"I think it’s helpful to remind white ethnics that they, too, came here in boats; that they, too, lived in slums; that they, too, had yellow fever; that they, too, were stigmatized as incorrigible; that they, too, had the highest ...
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Cardinal Francis George Quote – Rebuild Civilization

"It is likely that I will die in my bed. My successor will die in prison. His successor will die executed in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild ...
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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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Demetri Martin Quote – Fruit Baskets

"I like fruit baskets because they give you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple, you’d be like “Huh? What the hell is this?” but if it’s ...
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Theodore M. Hesburgh Quote – Inequality

"The melting pot failed to function in one crucial area. Religions and nationalities, however different, generally learned to live together, even to grow together, in America. But color was something else. Reds were murdered like wild animals. Yellows were characterized ...
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Chief Seattle Quote – We Do Not Inherit The Earth

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children."                  - Chief Seattle ...
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Robert Frost Quote – Half The World

“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” - Robert Frost ...
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Lance Crouther Quote – Stereotype

"There’s a stereotype that black people are lazy. I don't know if that’s true, but I know white people went all the way to Africa to get out of doing work." - Lance Crouther ...
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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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