Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
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A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like.
Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
The past is a story you can't change, but the future is a limitless destiny you can venture. Make your own history and your story shall live to be told.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.
In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretaken opinions; else, whatsoever is done or said, will be measured by a wrong rule; like them who have jaundice, to whom everything appears yellow.
Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair.
If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.