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Coexistence Education
Quotations on Coexistence


"It's coexistence or no existence."
Bertrand Russell

"The highest result of education is tolerance."
Helen Keller 1903

"If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better."
Lyndon B Johnson

"Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be kept by understanding."
Albert Einstein Notes on pacifism

"The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction."
Jawaharial Nehru 1954

"Toleration is the best religion."
Victor Hugo

"Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others."
John F Kennedy 1960

"Differences can only enrich our experience, and the absence of difference impoverishes us."
Martha Vancebury and Sylvia W. Silverman

"Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress."
Mahatma Gandhi

"The Holy Prophet Mohammed came into this world and taught us: 'That man is a Muslim who never hurts anyone by word or deed, but who works for the benefit and happiness of God's creatures. Belief in God is to love one's fellow men.'"
Abdul Ghaffar Khan

"Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living beings and all of nature."
Albert Einstein

"Only the unity of all can bring the well-being of all."
Robert Muller A planet of hope

"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts."
Max Lerner The Gifts of the Magi 1949

"You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace."
Max Lerner The Gifts of the Magi 1949

"Our true nationality is mankind."
H G Wells The Outline of History 1920

"A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong."
Tecumseh Shawnee 1795

"The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion."
Thomas Paine

"Share our similarities, celebrate our differences."
M Scott Peck

"Live and let live."
Scottish proverb

"I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world."
Socrates

"The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come."
Charles Sumner

"All people are a single nation."
Qu-ran

"The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens."
Bahá'u'lláh

"United we stand, divided we fall."
Aesop (620 -560 BC)

"My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind."
William Lloyd Garrison The Liberator 1803

"Our understanding of how to live with one another is still far behind our knowledge of how to destroy one another."
Lyndon B Johnson

"Like the bee gathering honey from the different flowers, the wise person accepts the essence of the different scriptures and sees only the good in all religions."
Mohandas Gandhi

"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."
Albert Einstein

"'We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount."
Omar N. Bradley, American general (1893-1981)

''If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.''
Abraham Maslow

''Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.''
H. G. Wells

''The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.''
Omar N. Bradley, American general (1893-1981)

"If we wish to create a lasting peace we must begin with the children."
Mahatma Gandhi

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all."
Aristotle

"To train a man in mind and not in morals is to train a menace to society."
Franklin D Roosevelt

"The Bible tells us there will be a time for peace. But, so far in this century, mankind has failed to find it."
Ronald Reagan, 1982

"One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history."
Peace Pilgrim

"We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles."
Jimmy Carter 1977

"There never was a war that was not inward."
Marianne Moore

The Peace Prayer.
Lead me from death to life, from falsehood to truth.
Lead me from despair to hope, from fear to trust.
Lead me from hate to love, from war to peace.
Let peace fill our hearts, our world, our universe.
Peace. Peace. Peace.
From the Upanishads

"First there must be order and harmony within your own mind."
Confucius

"And they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more."
Isaiah 2:4

"At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Nonviolence which is a quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain". Mahatma Gandhi

"To reach peace, teach peace."
Pope John Paul II

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
H G Wells The outline of history 1920

"Think about the kind of world you want to live and work in. What do you need to know to build the world? Demand that your teachers teach you that."
Kropotkin

"Better active today than radioactive tomorrow."
Bumper sticker

"If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed."
Chinese Proverb

"The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small."
Witter Bynner

 

 

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