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  • #1
    Theodore Parker
    “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”
    Theodore Parker

  • #2
    Albert Schweitzer
    “Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”
    Albert Schweitzer

  • #3
    Hippocrates
    “As to diseases, make a habit of two things — to help, or at least, to do no harm.”
    Hippocrates

  • #4
    Paul      Harvey
    “My nightmares relate all of man's inhumanity to man---to our willing acceptance of cruelty to the other animals. ”
    Paul Harvey

  • #5
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #6
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Man is the cruelest animal.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #7
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    “The only difference between Hitler and Bush is that Hitler was elected.”
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

  • #8
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    “When the last living thing
    Has died on account of us,
    How poetical it would be
    If Earth could say,
    In a voice floating up
    Perhaps
    From the floor
    Of the Grand Canyon,
    "It is done."
    People did not like it here.”
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

  • #9
    “In fact, if one person is unkind to an animal it is considered to be cruelty, but where a lot of people are unkind to animals, especially in the name of commerce, the cruelty is condoned and, once large sums of money are at stake, will be defended to the last by otherwise intelligent people.”
    Ruth Harrison, Animal Machines

  • #10
    H. Jackson Brown Jr.
    “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
    H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

  • #11
    “Self-confidence is not taught or learned; it is earned by surpassing your own self-limitations.”
    John Raynolds

  • #12
    E.B. White
    “If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
    E.B. White

  • #13
    Albert Einstein
    “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #14
    Bessel A. van der Kolk
    “The greatest sources of our suffering are the lies we tell ourselves.”
    Bessel A. van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma



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