Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.
Wherever the relevance of speech is at stake, matters become political by definition, for speech is what makes man a political being.
Even now they have not found the mouth with which to tell of their suffering.- Chinua Achebe
You do not need to work to become spiritual. You are spiritual; you need only to remember ...- Julia Cameron
Look within. Be still. Free from fear and attachment, Know the sweet joy of living in the- Gautama Buddha
Among the Ibo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-o...- Chinua Achebe
God is alive, real, and wants to heal you in every aspect of your life where you are hurti- Robert A. Schuller
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What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
The right to marry whoever one wishes is an elementary human right compared to which “the right to attend an integrated school, the right to sit where one pleases on a bus, the right to go into any hotel or recreation area or place of amusement, regardless of one’s skin or color or race” are minor indeed. Even political rights, like the right to vote, and nearly all other rights enumerated in the Constitution, are secondary to the inalienable human rights to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence; and to this category the right to home and marriage unquestionably belongs.
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