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Positive Quotes about Government

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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.

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

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

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

We Can Do It!
- WW II US Government Poster

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

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

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

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

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

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

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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 better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

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

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

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

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

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

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

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

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

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

Peace is its own reward.
- 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

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.

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


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