Stability is when the U.K. and U.S. invade a country and impose the regime of their choice.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
I have worked hard to build relationships between Jewish people and black people.
The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.
Advocates of ‘free speech’ often repeat the mantra that the best response to bad speech is more and better speech, not the suppression of the bad stuff.
We’re dabbling in eugenics all the time, breeding ideal crops to replace less aesthetic or nutritious or hardy varieties; leveling forests to graze cattle or erect shopping malls and condos; planting groves of a few familiar trees that homeowners and industries prefer.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
When a system of oppression has become institutionalized it is unnecessary for individuals to be oppressive.
Even before the expansion of slave labor in the South and into the West, slavery was already an important source of northern profit, as was the already exploding slave trade in the Caribbean and South America. Banks capitalized the slave trade, and insurance companies underwrote it.