Society

Bill McKibben Quote – We Didn’t Do Much

"We, all of us in the First World, have participated in something of a binge, a half century of unbelievable prosperity and ease. We may have had some intuition that it was a binge and the earth couldn't support it, ...
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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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Robert Green Ingersoll Quote – Tolerance

“Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”        - Robert Green Ingersoll ...
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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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Judged On The Basis Of Its Weakest Members

"Any society, any nation, is judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members." ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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George Burns Quote – Run The Country

"It's too bad the people who really know how to run the country are so busy cutting hair and driving taxis." - George Burns ...
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