Quotations on Bigotry and Taking Action

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“What a sad era when it is easier to smash an atom than a prejudice.”

                                                                     Albert Einstein

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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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“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”

                                                                     Elie Wiesel

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“Wherever and whenever bigotry and oppression exist, we must oppose it. We must not remain silent–tyrants, fascists, and oppressors count on our not speaking out.”

                                                                     Charles F. French

 

23 thoughts on “Quotations on Bigotry and Taking Action

  1. I especially liked the quote from Weisel.

    “There is but one coward on earth, and that is the coward that does not know.” W.E.B. DuBois

    “Either America will destroy ignorance, or ignorance will destroy the United States.” W.E.B. DuBois

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