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Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails
by Martin L. Gross

Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails
to fulfill its obligations.
- Martin L. Gross

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.
- Martin L. Gross

The tax laws are written by men with considerable net worth,
and with little understanding of what wage-earners
must do to make ends meet.
- Martin L. Gross

Politicians are masters of the art of deception.
- Martin L. Gross

 

Nominally, there is one executive for every eight federal employees,
a ratio that would bankrupt many private industries.
- Martin L. Gross

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Peace is its own reward.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

Without forgiveness, there is no future.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

We Can Do It!
- WW II US Government Poster

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be,
at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu


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