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Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice. ...
by James J. Corbett

Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice.
- James J. Corbett

You become a champion by fighting one more round.
When things are tough, you fight one more round.
- James J. Corbett

Let authors write for glory and reward.
The truth is well paid when she is sung and heard.
- James J. Corbett

Remembering that the man who always fights one more round is never whipped.
- James J. Corbett

 

Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly
ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
- James J. Corbett

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals,
that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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Manage through the uncertainties.
Practice appropriate actions and participate in healthy choices.
Value and celebrate the loyalty of the individuals around you:
celebrate their competencies and successes, as well as your own.
Build up your circle and reinforce it at every opportunity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

My vision of a real humanity is of pure individuals
relating to each other, but not tied in any relationship.
They will be loving to each other,
but not being possessive of each other.
They will be sharing with each other
all their joys and all their blessings,
but never even in their dreams thinking of dominating,
thinking of enslaving the other person.
- Osho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)

I love and treasure individuals as I meet them;
I loathe and despise the groups
they identify with and belong to.
- George Carlin

Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely
ones in virtually every social situation,
from dating to trial by jury.
- Martha Beck

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

In individuals, insanity is rare;
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs,
it is the rule.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

God does guide the lives of individuals and does fill
them with the Holy Ghost.
- Robert Duvall

It is individuals who must be encouraged to undertake the unprecedented -
and unprecedentedly profitable -
effort to prevent the annihilation of the human race.
- L. Neil Smith

For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort,
which is this, viz.
that gout, unlike any other disease,
kills more rich men than poor,
more wise men than simple.
- Thomas Sydenham

Humanity is made up of an infinity of different individuals.
Each of us travels for motives exclusively his own.
- Ella Maillart

Yesterday I, along with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation of lawmakers,
inspected the detention facilities at Guantanamo used
to house individuals detained in the War on Terrorism.
- Jim Ryun

Communities don't have rights.
Only individuals in the community have rights.
- Michael Badnarik

For me to stay healthy in a relationship,
the individuals have to nurture themselves.
- Anne Heche

There is not much that even the most socially responsible
scientists can do as individuals,
or even as a group, about the social consequences of their activities.
- Eric Hobsbawm

You'll find individuals agreeing on this,
but when they get into collective societies and larger
groups they find it difficult to achieve group agreement.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave
all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me.
- Sun Myung Moon

The values to which the conservative appeals are inevitably
caricatured by the individuals designated to put them into practice.
- Harold Rosenberg

It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness
that mankind moves so slowly;
it is because individuals have a capacity for better
things that it moves at all.
- George Gissing

Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society,
that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek
strength in common action.
- Dorothy Day

Some of the most miserable people I know are some of
the richest people in America,
they are the most miserable individuals I've ever seen.
- Chuck Norris

I decided to study special education and fell in love
with working with individuals with autism.
That's what I planned to do with my life.
- Clay Aiken

God is each truly and exalted thing,
therefore the individual himself to the highest degree.
But are not nature and the world individuals?
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation
that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to
too much change in too short a time.
- Alvin Toffler

I never could get on with representative individuals
but people who existed on their own account and with
whom it might therefore be possible to be friends.
- E. M. Forster

The March on Washington was a culmination of years
of hard work and dedication of many individuals.
- Leonard Boswell

It is essential that all Americans take the time to
honor and remember those individuals who gave their
lives in defense of our liberty.
- Charles Schumer

Governments should not be able to bulldoze a person's
home or business to benefit other individuals.
- Henry Bonilla

Let individuals create real wealth, empower them,
create something that they can leave for their children.
- John Sununu

Renunciation - that is the great fact we all,
individuals and classes, have to learn.
In trying to avoid it we bring misery to ourselves and others.
- Beatrice Potter Webb

Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany's final fate is at stake.
- Franz von Papen

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team.
As a coach, I play not my eleven best,
but my best eleven.
- Knute Rockne

A man has as many social selves as there are individuals who recognize him.
- William James

But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount
of resources acquiring information,
which affects their beliefs; and actions of others
too affect their beliefs.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business,
its activities, or its moralities are concerned.
They are not units but fractions.
- Charles Dickens

As individuals, we are shaped by story from the time of birth;
we are formed by what we are told by our parents,
our teachers, our intimates.
- Helen Dunmore

Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals
who don't go out of their way to do each other favours.
- Jacques Delors

Executives owe it to the organization and to their
fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.
- Peter Drucker

The world's made up of individuals who don't want to be heroes.
- Brian Moore

There is no such things as "best" in the world of individuals.
- Hosea Ballou

There is always an audience for different individuals,
but critics sometimes stop the audience finding the
show and the show finding the audience.
- Richard O'Brien

So, what we do as individuals matters.
It adds up.
- Maurice Strong

I've made it abundantly clear and I'll repeat yet again
there's no question of gagging individuals.
- Ron Davies

We all know we are unique individuals,
but we tend to see others as representatives of groups.
- Deborah Tannen

It is rather a problem of how to secure the best use
of resources known to any of the members of society,
for ends whose relative importance only those individuals know.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

Individuals, too, who cultivate a variety of skills seem brighter,
more energetic and more adaptable than those who know
how to do one thing only.
- Robert Shea

Terrorism as a force is gone.
As individuals they are all around and we will continue to look for them.
- Hamid Karzai

It is only reasonable that our laws do not force our
country to provide safe harbor to those individuals
that are being sought out by their governments due to their terrorist ties.
- Bill Shuster

In modern pharmacology it's so clear that even if you
have a fixed dose of a drug,
the individuals respond very differently to one and the same dose.
- Arvid Carlsson

Well I've already made it clear that it's a matter
for individuals in exercising their own judgement,
their own consciences to speak freely on matters of policy.
- Ron Davies

The Nobel awards should be regarded as giving recognition
to this general scientific progress as well as to the individuals involved.
- John Bardeen

Nature chooses who will be transgender;
individuals don't choose this.
- Mercedes Ruehl

I concentrate on the lives of individuals whom the
reader comes to know and feel with intimately.
- Helen Dunmore

Individuals and nations owe it to themselves and the
world to become informed.
- Paul Harris

In examining the potential of individuals,
we must focus on their strengths and not just their mistakes.
We cannot be limited by what they may have spilled in the kitchen.
- William Pollard

Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do
not believe as individuals.
- Abba Eban

Always recognize that human individuals are ends,
and do not use them as means to your end.
- Immanuel Kant

Every few generations there are people who come along
that change the way we look at the world,
for musical enthusiasts Monk is one of these individuals.
- John Conyers

I think homes should reflect the individuals and their
individual taste rather than someone else's.
- Julie London

The kids are not brought up to have minds of their own as individuals.
- Ralph Steadman

Unfortunately, we are finding the bureaucratic inefficiencies
and red tape have a tendency to slow the efforts of
individuals and communities working to rebuild.
- Bobby Jindal

Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
- James Joyce

What we can do as individuals may not be very much on the global scale,
but we have to start the change by living as we are teaching.
- Harri Holkeri

Clearly there are individuals who don't understand what the church teaches,
or they think it's so limiting.
- William P. Leahy


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