Society

Robert Green Ingersoll Quote – Tolerance

“Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”        - Robert Green Ingersoll ...

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 ...

John Stuart Mill Quote – Eccentricity In A 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 ...

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 ...

Toni Morrison Quote – American

"In this country “American” means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate."              - Toni Morrison ...

Aung San Suu Kyi Quote – Women Are Not Merely Tolerated

"In societies where men are truly confident of their own worth, women are not merely tolerated but valued." - Aung San Suu Kyi ...

Mahatma Gandhi Quote – Human Need

There is enough in the world for human need, but not human greed." - Mahatma Gandhi ...

Sir Peter Ustinov Quote – Terrorism

"Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich." - Sir Peter Ustinov ...

Isabel Allende Quote – A Thousand People

"For every one torturer, there are a thousand people ready to risk their lives to save another. For every soldier who shoots in a neighborhood, there are a thousand compañeros who help and protect each other." - Isabel Allende ...

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 ...