Quotes Index

Courage Quotes

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“Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.” Haile Selassie
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“The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.” - Albert Einstein
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“If you don't stand for something, you stand for nothing.” Mel Thompson
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“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” Alexander Hamilton
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“I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” Elie Weisel
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“In Germany they came first for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade-unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade-unionist. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me and by that time no one was left to speak up.” Attributed to Rev. Martin Niemoller
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“It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition to stand up for it.” A. A. Hodge
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“Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind.” Henry Miller
(1891-1980), American writer
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“If you assume that there's no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things, there's a chance for you to contribute to making a better world. That's your choice.” Noam Chomsky, The Chronicles of Dissent
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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead
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“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” Robert F. Kennedy,
US Attorney General 1961-64, assassinated in Los Angeles while campaigning
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“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.” Edmund Burke
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“To those who have called me a coward I say that they are wrong, and that without knowing it, they are also right. They are wrong when they think that I left the war for fear of being killed. I admit that fear was there, but there was also the fear of killing innocent people, the fear of putting myself in a position where to survive means to kill, there was the fear of losing my soul in the process of saving my body, the fear of losing myself to my daughter, to the people who love me, to the man I used to be, the man I wanted to be. I was afraid of waking up one morning to realize my humanity had abandoned me.” Sgt. Camilo Mejia, who served one year in prison for refusing to return to fight in Iraq . He was released from prison Feb. 15, 2005.
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“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” Elie Wiesel
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“Never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” Sir Winston Churchill.
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“The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.” Plato
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“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” Albert Einstein
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“The ability and inclination to use physical strength is no indication of bravery or tenacity to life. The greatest cowards are often the greatest bullies. Nothing is cheaper and more common than physical bravery.” Clarence Darrow, Resist Not Evil
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“To believe is very dull. To doubt is intensely engrossing. To be on the alert is to live, to be lulled into security is to die.” Oscar Wilde
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“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.” Mark Twain

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