Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding and that there is always tomorrow.
Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live..
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
Courage is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that th
It is not the fact of liberty but the way in which liberty is exercised that ultimately determines whether liberty itself survives
Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy.
They have not wanted Peace at all; they have wanted to be spared war -- as though the absence of war was the same as peace.
When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.
The most destructive element in the human mind is fear. Fear creates aggressiveness.
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.
The prices are ridiculous.. I don't see how people can go back and forth to work or to school. How can we afford the gas?
To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing.
Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld.