My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” ~~ Maya Angelou
“Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.” ~~ Elie Wiesel
“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions … but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 11
“The highest result of education is tolerance.” ~~ Helen Keller
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.” ~~ Carter G. Woodson
“I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.” ~~ Scout Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 23
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view—until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” ~~ Atticus in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 3