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    Michael J. Fox
    “One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”
    Michael J. Fox

  • #2
    Desmond Tutu
    “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”
    Desmond Tutu

  • #3
    Ernesto Che Guevara
    “We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.”
    Ernesto Che Guevara

  • #4
    N.D. Wilson
    “Sometimes standing against evil is more important than defeating it. The greatest heroes stand because it is right to do so, not because they believe they will walk away with their lives. Such selfless courage is a victory in itself.”
    N.D. Wilson, Dandelion Fire

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    Robin Hobb
    “Everyone thinks that courage is about facing death without flinching. But almost anyone can do that. Almost anyone can hold their breath and not scream for as long as it takes to die.

    True courage is about facing life without flinching. I don't mean the times when the right path is hard, but glorious at the end. I'm talking about enduring the boredom, the messiness, and the inconvenience of doing what is right.”
    Robin Hobb, The Mad Ship

  • #6
    J.K. Rowling
    “Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #7
    “When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.”
    Cheryl Hughes

  • #8
    Shannon L. Alder
    “The lesson will always repeat itself, unless you see yourself as the problem--not others.”
    Shannon L. Alder

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