is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of
friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does
the hating. It's just plain wrong.
wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better
to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.
the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes
a deep conviction, things begin to happen."
I thought going to war would bring freedom and equality to twenty-two million
of my people, they wouldn’t have to draft me. I’d join tomorrow. But I either
have to obey the laws of the land or the laws of Allah. I have nothing to lose
by standing up and following my beliefs. We’ve been in jail for four hundred years.”
entire history of mankind were condensed into a single year, our knowledge of
how to destroy life on earth with weapons of mass destruction has been acquired
in the last thirty seconds. Never again will we lack the knowledge to eliminate
the world in a single act of madness. Therefore, we are faced with a dilemma unique
in our history. We must not only control the weapons that can kill us, we must
bridge the great disparities of wealth and opportunity among the peoples of the
world, the vast majority of whom live in poverty without hope, opportunity or
choices in life. These conditions are a breeding ground for division that can
cause a desperate people to resort to nuclear weapons as a last resort. Our only
hope lies in the power of our love, generosity, tolerance and understanding and
our commitment to making the world a better place for all of Allah's children.