Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned

Heinrich Heine

I cannot and will not give any undertaking at a time when I, and you, the people, are not free. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated

Nelson Mandela

For every talent that poverty has stimulated, it has blighted a hundred

John W. Gardner

Freedom is an indivisible word. If we want to enjoy it, and fight for it, we must be prepared to extend it to everyone, whether they are rich or poor, whether they agree with us or not, no matter what their race or the colour of their skin

Wendell Lewis Willkie

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison

Henry David Thoreau

It seems to me it only takes a bit of thought to realize that if wars came out of human nature, out of a spontaneous urge to kill, then why is it that governments have to go to such tremendous lengths to mobilize the populations to go to war? It seems too obvious doesn't it? They really have to work at it. They have to dredge up an enormous number of reasons.

Howard Zinn

I do not believe we should stand neutrally between good and evil, right and wrong, aggressor and victim

Martin Bell BBC Correspondent

I have a dream that one day...children will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character

Martin Luther King Jnr.

Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance

Winston Churchill

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds

Bob Marley