- Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)
The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindreds.
- Abraham Lincoln
One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.
Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise:
This is the duty of our generation as we enter the twenty-first century
-- solidarity with the weak, the persecuted, the lonely, the sick, and those
in despair. It is expressed by the desire to give a noble and humanizing
meaning to a community in which all members will define themselves not by
their own identity but by that of others.
The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in
turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place
my touch will be felt
I would never belong to a group that would accept someone like me as a
The love of our neighbor in all its fullness simply means being able to
say, "What are you going through?"
Living together is an art